The Eruption of Mount St. Helens

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  • The Eruption of Mount St. Helens
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  • English
  • 18 August 2017

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The Eruption of Mount St. Helens Includes Pictures Includes Eyewitness Accounts Of The Eruption Includes A Bibliography For Further Reading Includes A Table Of Contents One Big Aha For Geologists Was That An Entire Mountain Could Collapse Peter Frenzen Mount St Helens Certainly Reminds Us Of The Power Of Nature, And We Can Certainly See That In The Evidence Of The 1980 Eruption That S All Around Us And Here We Just Have An Opportunity To See Sort Of Another Chapter In Its History And To Understand The Forces That Lie Beneath Our Feet Peter Frenzen In 1980, The United States Suffered The Deadliest And Most Destructive Volcanic Eruption In Its History When Mount St Helens Literally Blew Its Lid Off, The Result Of Seismic Activity During The Eruption What Made The Eruption All The Remarkable Is That A Fair Amount Of Preparations Had Gone Into Anticipating It After An Earthquake In The Area A Few Months Earlier Alerted Federal Geologists To The Possibility Of Activity There In Fact, Mount St Helens Had Been The Cause Of The Earthquake Itself, The Result Of Its Own Lava Flows Under The Surface Despite The Warning Signs, The Volcanic Eruption Wound Up Being So Powerful That It Devastated Hundreds Of Square Miles Around It, Along With Spewing Volcanic Ash In A Giant Plume That Managed To Scatter And Deposit Ash Across 11 Different States Further, Another Earthquake On May 18 Managed To Make The North Face Of The Mountain Collapse, Shocking Observers And Scientists As It Created The Largest Landslide Ever Recorded Taken Together, Mount St Helens Ultimately Inflicted Over 1 Billion In Damage And Killed 57 People, Including U.S Scientists Studying The Volcano On The Day It Exploded When President Carter Saw The Area, He Remarked, Someone Said This Area Looked Like A Moonscape But The Moon Looks Like A Golf Course Compared To What S Up There The 1980 Eruption Is Why So Many Americans Are Familiar With Mount St Helens Today, But It Remains An Active Volcano And Was Known For Volcanic Activity Back When The Native Americans Lived Around It In Fact, Native Americans Had Oral Legends To Explain The Origins Of Mount St Helens, And European Explorers And Settlers Also Observed Its Eruptions In The 19th Century As Scientist Peter Frenzen Noted, There S Absolutely No Question That Mount St Helens Will Erupt Again The Question Is When The Eruption Of Mount St Helens Chronicles The History Of America S Most Famous Volcano And The Destruction It Wreaked In 1980 Along With Pictures Of Important People, Places, And Events, You Will Learn About The Volcano Like Never Before, In No Time At All.

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10 thoughts on “The Eruption of Mount St. Helens

  1. Terri says:

    The eruption of Mount St Helen s should not have been as much of a surprise as it was I remember when it happened, it really hadn t occurred to me that it could happen in the continental US Hawaii maybe But it just goes to show how inactive just makes us t...

  2. Sarah says:

    This was a quick and informative read on an event that has always interested me There were some minor curse words used by eye witnesses but it was just part of the history, not added by the author This was a great overview o...

  3. Sarah - All The Book Blog Names Are Taken says:

    Way too many typos and punctuation errors Such an interesting subject matter, but those errors were distracting The writing itself wasn t bad, but those editing mistakes are crucial.

  4. Jan says:

    Whispersync is such a wonderful thing I listened to the audio while I perused all of the photos on another device This study of the events preceding, during, and following May 18, 1980 is people oriented rather than technically oriented and clearly notes our tendency to underestimate the forces of nature Even scientists ignored the signs, and it appears that no one was prepared for the extensive topographic and atmospheric changes It is wonderfully cohesive, and the photos of the time, as we Whispersync is such a wonderful thing I listened to the audio while I perused all of the photos on another device This study of the events preceding, during, and following May 18, 1980 is people oriented rather than technically oriented and clearly notes our tendency to underestimate the forces of nature Even scientists ignored the signs, and it appears that no one was prepared f...

  5. David says:

    Summary of the eruptionDecent summary of events immediately preceding and following the eruption Not but a popular account with very little underlying science explained

  6. Julie says:

    A short pamphlet type book on the eruption A good, simple outline describing key events and people Some first hand stories.

  7. Peter says:

    BoomEasy read , story from people who were there A tiny bit of geology An enjoyable introduction to the topic

  8. Cory says:

    Sophomoric.