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Slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. 1980.


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These slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens were taken by Jim Vallance, who was in a U.S. Forest Service fixed wing aircraft and by Mike Doukas, Harry Glicken, and Rick Hoblitt who were in a U.S. Geological Survey helicopter. There were three major eruptive pulses on July 22, 1980. They begin at 17:14, 18:30 and 19:02 PDT. 20:53 Mount St. Helens from the west; moderating activity at sunset. Skamania County, Washington. (Photo by J. Vallance, USGS)


Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Vallance, James W.

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number photoLibrary 22720
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number_in_book photoLibrary 105ct

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