The Explosion of Mt. Saint Helens | Lectures at the Library

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The largest volcanic eruption in North American history took place on May 18, 1980, when Mount St. Helens exploded and sent its upper thousand feet flying over the Washington state countryside. This slide presentation featuring many photos taken by the speaker Phil Pryde, will take you back to the time of the eruption and the consequences that followed.

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