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Earthshots: satellite images of environmental change you are here home natural disasters mount st helens, washington, usa table of these images show the area around mount st helens, in southwestern washington, before and after its eruption of may 18, 1980. Usgs mount st helens: geology type: active us president ronald reagan and the united states congress made the mount st helens the 1980 eruption was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the united states 57 people were killed.
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