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Name Mount St. Helens
Details Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano in Skamania County, Washington, in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located 96 miles (154 km) south of Seattle and 53 miles (85 km) northeast of Portland, Oregon. The mountain is part of the Cascade Range and was initially known as Louwala-Clough which means "smoking or fire mountain" in the language of the Klickitats. It was named for British diplomat Lord St Helens who was a friend of George Vancouver, an explorer who made a survey of the area in the late 18th century.

Associated Records

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2005.012.0015 - Newspaper

Reproduction of newspaper, "The Spokesman-Review" Sunday Collectors' Issue from May 25, 1980 dealing with the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0016 - Clipping, Magazine

2005.012.0016 - Clipping, Magazine

Full color magazine cover and article from "Guideposts: A Practical Guide to Successful Living" from January 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens. Cover includes a breif description of article and photographs of Mount St. Helens erupting and man the article is about. It appears the torn out article was the story highligted on the cover. Article begins on page two of the magazine and is eight pages long. Article titled, "The Day the Mountain Exploded" and was written by David Crockett of Bellevue, WA. Article has itsArticle decribes how David Crockett...

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2005.012.0001 - Magazine

Magazine, "National Geographic" Vol. 159, No. 1 from January 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0014 - Newspaper

2005.012.0014 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "The Spokesman-Review" Sunday Collectors' Issue from May 25, 1980 dealing with the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0017 - Newspaper

2005.012.0017 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "Chicago Tribune Magazine" from August 3, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0018 - Magazine

Magazine, "Pacific Northwest Region Environmental Quality Profile" from December 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0019 - Magazine

Magazine, "Mount St. Helens Holocaust: A diary of destruction" published by The Columbian in 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0020 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0020 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article, "It Felt Like Sticking Your Face in a Hot Oven," from "The Buffalo News" from March 1, 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0021 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0021 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article/image, "Back in Action," from "Buffalo Evening News" from February 6, 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0022 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0022 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article/image, "Puffing Away," from "The Buffalo News" from February 8, 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0023 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0023 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article/image, "Winter at St. Helens," from "Buffalo Evening News" from February 4, 1981 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0024 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0024 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article, "Volcano continues 'in eruptive phase'," from "The Spokesman-Review" from October 20, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

Image of 2005.012.0025 - Clipping, Newspaper

2005.012.0025 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article from "The Wenatchee World" from October 19, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0026 - Clipping, Newspaper

Newspaper article, "Another Hugh Eruption" from "The Seattle Post-Intelligencer" from October 18, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0027 - Newspaper

Newspaper Special Edition, "Mount St. Helens Diary: A Sunday Holocaust" published by The Columbian on May 28, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0028 - Newspaper

Newspaper Special Edition, "Mount St. Helens Diary: March 20 to April 8, 1980" published by The Columbian on April 10, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0029 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "Columbia Basin Daily Herald" from July 23, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0030 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "Columbia Basin Daily Herald" from May 22, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0031 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "Columbia Basin Daily Herald" from May 23, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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2005.012.0032 - Newspaper

Newspaper, "Columbia Basin Daily Herald" from May 30, 1980 dealing with the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.