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Mount St. Helens Eruption
A description of the 1980 Mount St. Helens volcanic eruption.
# 124139 | 500 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Geology and Geophysics (General)

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This is the first part of a multi-part project covering the description of the 1980 eruption and the resulting devastation.

From the Paper:

"The May eruption of Mount St. Helens was notable not only because it was the first major volcanic eruption on the American mainland in recent history, but also because it was extremely well documented. This event demonstrates the many different types of effect-on wildlife, infrastructure, human lives, agriculture and the environment-that such events cause. The volcano was under close observation since March when increased earthquake activity indicated a potential eruption. Eruptions began on ... March with an event that resulted..."

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