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by Sue L. Hamilton

eBook Mount St. Helens: Volcanic Eruption (Day of the Disaster Series) download ISBN: 0939179415
Author: Sue L. Hamilton
Publisher: Rockbottom Book Co (June 1, 1988)
Language: English
ePub: 1441 kb
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Category: Children's Books
Subcategory: Science Nature and How It Works

On May 18, 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. Helens, a volcano located in Skamania County, in the .

On May 18, 1980, a major volcanic eruption occurred at Mount St. The eruption (a VEI 5 event) was the most significant volcanic eruption to occur in the contiguous 48 . states since the much smaller 1915 eruption of Lassen Peak in California. It has often been declared the most disastrous volcanic eruption in .

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Spine title: Mount St. Helens' eruption. Bibliography: p. 32. A geologist's story of that disastrous day when the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana experienced the awesome and tragic power of Mount St. Helens.

This book follows the environmental events leading up to this major eruption and details the dramatic changes that occurred to the surrounding .

This book follows the environmental events leading up to this major eruption and details the dramatic changes that occurred to the surrounding landscape within seconds of the explosion. Helens is an active volcano in Skamania County in the . The May 18, 1980 Mt St Helens eruption was the most deadly and economically destructive volcanic eruption in the history of the United States

Mount St. After more than a century of inactivity, it reawakened in March 1980. A series of earthquakes and eruptions followed and on May 18, the notorious eruption of Mt St. Helens occurred leading to destruction as far as 19 kilometers from the volcano. The May 18, 1980 Mt St Helens eruption was the most deadly and economically destructive volcanic eruption in the history of the United States. 57 people are known to have died directly due to the event while 2 were killed in accidents that resulted from poor visibility and 2 more suffered fatal heart attacks from volcanic ash.

A house is submerged along the Toutle River which flooded in the aftermath of the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 19, 1980

Clearly visible in the first few images is the largest recorded landslide in history-the entire north face of the volcano sliding away following a shallow earthquake. A house is submerged along the Toutle River which flooded in the aftermath of the eruption of Mount St. Helens on May 19, 1980. Area streams and rivers rose quickly as ice and snow on the volcano melted instantly. A logging operation along the Toutle River, Washington, about 20 miles from Mount St. Helens, in ruins after flooding from ice and snow melt from the mountain, in May of 1980. Helens is most notorious for its major 1980 eruption, the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the . This is a SHORT VERSION of the 1980 documentary about the eruption of Mount St. Helens is most notorious for its major 1980 eruption, the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the US. Helens is most notorious for its major 1980 eruption, the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States. Fifty-seven people were killed; 250 homes, 47 bridges, 15 miles (24 km) of railways, and 185 miles (298 km) of highway were destroyed.

A long-dormant volcano, Mount Pinatubo, blew its top north of Manila in 1991 in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the .

A long-dormant volcano, Mount Pinatubo, blew its top north of Manila in 1991 in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, killing hundreds of people. About 20 typhoons and other major storms each year also batter the Philippines, making it one of the world’s most disaster-prone countries. Gomez reported from Manila. Associated Press journalists Kiko Rosario in Manila and Aaron Favila in Tagaytay contributed to this report.

A geologist's story of that disastrous day when the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana experienced the awesome and tragic power of Mount St. Helens.