Watch Remembering 1980 Mount St. Helens Eruption 40 years Later Video

24 sec read

“Forty years ago, a volcano in the Cascade Mountains in Washington roared, expelling plumes of ash and killing 57 people in the most destructive eruption in modern US history.

“It was early morning on Mount St. Helens when the volcano shook the Earth. Accompanied by a magnitude 5+ earthquake and a debris avalanche, the eruption changed the future of volcanology.

“Here are five facts about the stratovolcano.

“More than 1,300 feet was taken off the top of the volcano by the historic blast due to the largest landslide in recorded history.”

“The current summit elevation of Mount St. Helens, located in Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington, is now approximately 8,300 feet.”

Read more at CNN

Author

Watch New ‘True Detective Season 4: Night Country’ Ending…

“To be a True Detective fan is to wrestle with uncomfortable contradictions. “The first season is both a masterpiece of cosmic horror noir and...
JM
15 sec read

Watch Trump Unveils $399 Branded Shoes at ‘Sneaker Con’…

“As he closes in on the Republican presidential nomination, former President Donald Trump made a highly unusual stop Saturday, hawking new Trump-branded sneakers at...
JM
17 sec read

Watch Former YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, Teen Son Found…

“The 19-year-old son of former YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki was found dead at the University of California, Berkeley, on Tuesday, his grandmother said on...
JM
17 sec read