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Mount St Helens

  • Mount St. Helens erupted at 8:32am, Sunday May 18th, 1980. It exploded sideways first, in a massive lateral pyroclastic blast, then a column of gray ash began to boil upwards, rising as high as 80,000 feet.
    US Geological Survey
    Amateur archeologist Scott Kemery leads a team on expeditions to uncover the artifacts left behind by the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Their discoveries shed light on the human experience amidst the devastation and honor the memories of those who died.