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Mount St. Helens: Thirty Years Later

Mount St. Helens: Thirty Years Later

Mt. St. HelensThirty years ago, Mount St. Helens roared back into major activity with a massive eruption that leveled surrounding forest, blasted away over a thousand feet of the mountain’s summit, and claimed 57 human lives.
This short video shows the catastrophic eruption – and amazing recovery – through the eyes of the Landsat satellites, which have been imaging our planet for almost forty years.
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