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May 18, 2020

40 years ago this morning, all hell broke loose on Mt. St. Helens

by allthoughtswork

Mount St. Helens erupts in spectacular fashion on May 18, 1980. The northern face of the mountain collapsed, and an ash plume spewed about 15 miles high, darkening skies nearby and in Eastern Washington and beyond. (Seattle Times archive, 1980)

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How’s this for eerie? I was reading the description of the Mt. St. Helens blast in a New York Times article at 8:32 AM this morning, the exact time of that blast 40 years ago.

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