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Slide description and index card (70ct, 81ct): Mount St. Helens in eruption. Oblique aerial view of Mount St. Helens from the west. Photos are within seconds of each other. 16:33 hrs. Skamania County, WAshington. May 18, 1980. (Tip of plane wing at left).
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Index card: Mount St. Helens in eruption: aerial view of crater rim, lower part of eruptive column and ash cloud, and cloud-covered countryside in background. 1010 hrs PDT. Skamania County, Washington. May 18, 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. Slides no. 5 through 25 were taken between 18:25:20 and 18:26:30 This sequence was taken while moving counter-clockwise from the north to the west flank of Mount St. Helens at a distance of about 7 miles and while changing elevation from about 10,000 to 12,000 feet. Approximately 3 seconds after slide no. 20. Skamania County, Washington. (Photo by J. Vallance, USGS) View of...
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Slide description and index card: Effects of the May 18 mudflows in the vicinity of Mount St. Helens. C, Mudflows destroyed nearly all the bridges that crossed streams draining from the northern, northeastern, and northwestern parts of Mount St. Helens. This lack of stream crossings greatly hampered ground rescue and recovery efforts. The steel highway bridge shown in photo no. 35ct (msh_1249_00035_ct) was formerly at the site shown in this photo, on the North Fork Toutle River 23 miles downstream from headwaters on Mount St. Helens. Aerial view. Cowlitz County, Washington. May 20, 1980. (Photo by Philip Carpenter). Published as Figure 31-C in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 1949. 1982.
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Index card (58ct-68ct): Various oblique aerial views of Mount St. Helens, showing crater, flanks, rim. Photos 66ct and 67ct include Spirit Lake in distance. A good bit of airborne ash in some of these views. Skamania County, Washington. 1980.
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Slide description and index card: Aerial view of Mount St. Helens southwest flank: "Two-Fingers" lava flow left of center, "Mitten" lava flow right of center. Skamania County, Washington. September 28, 1979. (Part of plane visible in upper left corner).
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Aerial view of Simpson Desert. Pans holding both salt (right) and water (left) but few dunes; near Oodnadatta. Australia. 1976.
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Album caption: Pre-eruption aerial view eastward from over the northwest flank of Mount St. Helens. Spirit Lake in the middleground. Skamania County, Washington. n.d. Index card unavailable.
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Oblique aerial view showing Yentna Glacier, which is a fine example of a large valley glacier having many tributaries. The even, undistorted medial moraines mark the juncture of ice streams from adjacent tributaries. In the background is Mount Foraker (5,300 m or 17,400 ft). Yentna district, Cook Inlet region, Alaska. n.d. Published on page 5 in U. S. Geological Survey. Glaciers: A Water Resource, by Mark Meier and Austin Post. 1995.
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Aerial view of the village of Maatan near a small trona lake about 55 kilometers northwest of Umm Al Abyad. The lake dries up late in the summer, and sodium carbonate is deposited at the bottom of the lake. Note the saline residues already accumulating in April around the edges of the lake in the foreground. The sand dunes in the background are more than 100 meters high. Libya. Circa 1958. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 660, Figure 13. 1970.
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Album caption: Aerial view of Lituya Bay; Mt. Crillon on right. Mt. Fairweather quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf Region, Alaska. September 16, 1954. Index card: View of Lituya Bay. Trimlines of the 1936 giant waves and the 1853-54 giant wave. Lateral moraines and the end moraine in the right and left foreground record a recent advance of ice to the mouth of the bay. Mount Crillon altitude 12,726 feet is the highest peak on the skyline. Mount Fairweaterh quadrangle, Lituya district, Alaska Gulf region, Alaska. September 16, 1954. Published as Plate 3-A in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 354-C. 1960.
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El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Numbers (on published photo; progressing down the mountain) refer to original section by Shunard; White limestone (Capitan); upper dark limestone (Pinery); yellow sandstone (Delaware Mountain); basal black limestone (Bone Spring). Letters (on published photo progressing downward) refer to Quaternary deposits; older slope deposits; younger slope deposits: Oblique aerial photo by U.S. Army Air Corps. Culberson County, Texas. Circa 1945. Plate 1, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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Aerial view taken from about 1500 feet from point over marginal escarpment due north of Stevens Village southward across the Yukon Flats toward Yukon River. Yukon Flats district, Yukon region, Alaska. August 7, 1949.
Categories: Image; Tags: Aerial, Alaska Images, photo print
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Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. Aerial view of Abacan river channel as it passes through Angeles city near Clark Air Base. Mudflow associated with June 15 eruption casued collapse of main bridges across the Abacan river. Note makeshift bridges for pedestrians. USGS photo by T. J. Casadevall. August 12, 1991.
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These slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Jim Vallance was in a U.S. Forest Service fixed wing aircraft and Mike Doukas, Harry Glicken, and Rick Hoblitt 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. 19:09 third eruptive pulse, view from west. Skamania County, Washington. (Photo by H. Glicken, USGS)
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Aerial view looking north along the foothills from an altitude of 7,100 feet half a mile south of Morrison, shows the common topographic expression of the post Mississippian sedimentary formations and some of the younger erosion surfaces. Colorado. Circa 1932. Figure 6 with sketch, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 223. 1950.
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These slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Jim Vallance was in a U.S. Forest Service fixed wing aircraft and by Mike Doukas, Harry Glicken, and Rick Hoblitt 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. 19:01 pyroclastic flow continues its advance as helicopter moves to west. Skamania County, Washington. (Photo by H. Glicken, USGS)
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February 9, 1971, San Fernando Earthquake. Demonstrating the vulnerability of the modern urban society to the damaging effects of a nearby earthquake. Oblique aerial view of collapsed highway over- passes and bridges at the interchange of the Foothill and Golden State Freeways. Because the earthquake occurred early in the morning, only three deaths resulted from this damage. However, the principal highway link between northern and southern California was temporarily cut, and traffic had to be re-routed for several months. See also California Earthquake image 005. Photo by R. E. Wallace. Los Angeles County, California. 1971. Published in U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1360 as Figure 2-B. 1985.
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Album caption: Effects of the Mount St. Helens eruptions in the upper valley of the South Fork Toutle River. Aerial photograph of mudflow deposits on the valley floor looking east toward steaming Mount St. Helens. Mount Adams in the distance. Skamania and Cowlitz Counties, Washington. June 30, 1980. (Photo by Austin Post) Published as figure 58-A in U S. Geological Survey. Professional paper 1249. 1982. Index card unavailable.


map background search result map search result map Slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Aerial view of Lituya Bay, 1954, trimlines of the 1936 giant waves and the 1853-54 giant wave. Effects of the Mount St. Helens eruptions in the upper valley of the South Fork Toutle River. Skamania and Cowlitz Counties, Washington. 1980. Aerial view of crater rim, lower part of eruptive column and ash cloud. Mount St. Helens, Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Pre-eruption aerial view eastward from over the northwest flank of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. n.d. Pine Creek mudflow. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Oblique aerial view of Mount St. Helens, showing crater, flanks, rim. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Effects of the May 18 mudflows in the vicinity of Mount St. Helens. Cowlitz County, Washington. 1980. Oblique aerial view of Mount St. Helens in eruption, viewed from the west. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Effects of the May 18 mudflows in the vicinity of Mount St. Helens. Cowlitz County, Washington. 1980. Slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Slides of the July 22, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Pre-eruption aerial view eastward from over the northwest flank of Mount St. Helens. Skamania County, Washington. n.d. Oblique aerial view of Mount St. Helens, showing crater, flanks, rim. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Oblique aerial view of Mount St. Helens in eruption, viewed from the west. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Aerial view of crater rim, lower part of eruptive column and ash cloud. Mount St. Helens, Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Pine Creek mudflow. Skamania County, Washington. 1980. Effects of the Mount St. Helens eruptions in the upper valley of the South Fork Toutle River. Skamania and Cowlitz Counties, Washington. 1980. Aerial view of Lituya Bay, 1954, trimlines of the 1936 giant waves and the 1853-54 giant wave.