Did you hear about "new" magma chambers under Mount St. Helens? Did a bunch of people start talking like "ZOMG she's gonna blow!!!"? Did you get really super-excited thinking, "Wow, she'll erupt again soon and …
Scientific American · 1 day ago
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COUGAR, Wash. (AP) — The first new hiking trail at Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in two decades opened in 2014 and delivered something that had been missing in the Ape Cave area: A view of the volcano. Hence, the thoughtful name for …
The World · 11/20/2015
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The Mount St. Helens Hiking Club holds several hikes each month. For more information and the meeting place for carpooling, contact the hike leader listed or visit Nov. 21: Lewis River Trail (S) Hike 14 miles with 700 feet elevation ...
Longview Daily News · 11/20/2015
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LONGVIEW — Nascent naturalists looking to volunteer at Mount St. Helens are invited to take a series of classes that run from Jan. 6 to April 13. The 14-week course costs $250, which includes books, materials and a volunteer uniform. Classes are set for ...
The Columbian · 11/20/2015
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MOUNT ST. HELENS — A group of 10 people from Sunnyside, six of them local Boy Scouts between the ages of 12 and 17, hiked the Monitor Ridge Trail to the summit of Mount St. Helens last Friday, Nov. 6. The …
Daily Sun News · ByLaura Gjovaag · 11/13/2015
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Novel research techniques have found new pockets of magma below the volcano, but that doesn't mean it will erupt. Yet. A finding disclosed earlier this month at an annual Geological Society of America conference …
The Christian Science Monitor · 11/12/2015
Jacob Studer is a second grader, a businessman and a philanthropist. MOUNT ST. HELENS - It was 35 years ago that Mount St. Helens erupted. The blast took more than 1,300 feet off the top and rained volcanic ash for miles around. Eastern Washington …
8 News KULR8 · 52 minutes ago
Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980. The volcano, located in southwestern Washington, used to be a beautiful symmetrical cone about 9,600 feet (3,000 meters) above sea level. The eruption, which removed the upper 1,300 feet (396 meters) of the …
Live Science · 3/1/2013
May 18, 2015 marks the 35th anniversary of the eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980. Here are some of the striking images. VPC This is an aerial view of the eruption of Mount Saint Helens on May 18, 1980. (Photo: f United States Geological Survey via …
USA Today · 5/19/2015
Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey are marking the 10-year-anniversary of Mount St. Helens’ reawakening to remind people that Mount St. Helens will continue to rebuild itself. The Associated Press reports that 10 years ago this week, Mount St ...
The Inquisitr · 9/28/2014

Mount St. Helens

Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacifi…
Mount St. Helens or Louwala-Clough is an active stratovolcano located in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is 96 miles south of Seattle, Washington, and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. Mount St. Helens takes its English name from the British diplomat Lord St Helens, a friend of explorer George Vancouver who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century. The volcano is located in the Cascade Range and is part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a segment of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes. This volcano is well known for its ash explosions and pyroclastic flows.
  • First ascent: 1853
  • Last eruption: Jul 10, 2008
  • Elevation: 8,363 feet (2,549 m)
  • Prominence: 4,605 feet (1,404 m)
  • Mountain range: Cascade Range
  • First ascender: Thomas J. Dryer
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