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    creating a long process that eventually resulting in the formation of volcanoes. The Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest is known for its deep evergreen forests and numerous tall jagged cones and this area is home to the Strato-Volcano Peak known today as Mount St. Helens. Originally named “Louwala-Clough,” or “Smoking Mountain,” by the Native American Indians in the region. Many legends were handed down explaining accounts about eruptions the Indians witnessed about Mount St. Helens. According to the lore of these Native American tribes, a huge landslide formed a natural bridge named Tamanawas that spanned the Columbia River. In the center of this arch lived a…

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    Mount St. Helens is an 8,363-ft. tall volcanic landmark of the state of Washington. It was a popular tourist attraction and recreation area for most of the 20th century. It was also The U.S.’s 8th tallest mountain, towering at 9,977 ft. It is now the 14th tallest at 8,363 ft. tall, due to a major eruption in May of 1980. On May 18, 1980, the beautiful, peaceful well-known mountain Mount St. Helens became the most dangerous mountain in U.S. history in a matter of minutes. There are records of…

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    Mount St. Helens is a volcanic stratovolcano still actively located in the Cascade Range in Western North America in the state of Washington. It was formed by a subduction plate boundary also located on the Juan de Fuca plate. The Cascade range is one of the most famous mountain ranges, and has one of the most active volcanos located in Western North America. Other areas or famous landmarks surrounding Mount St. Helens are the South Fork Toutle River, North Fork Toutle River, Castel lake,…

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    Mount St. Helens is located in southwestern Washington in Skamania County. It is 96 miles south of Seattle, Washington, and 50 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon. It is also known as Louwala-Clough, or Lawetlat 'la to the indigenous Cowlitz people, and Loowit to the Klickitat. Mount St. Helens is an active stratovolcano or composite volcano, a steepsided and often symmetrical cone constructe. Thess type of volcanoes tend to erupt explosively and pose considerable danger to nearby life and…

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  • Mount St. Helens Case Study

    1 Introduction Since the eruption in 1980, the area around Mount St. Helens has rebounded in ways that were somewhat unexpected, with recovery coming not only from the surrounding area, but from within the barren expanse that remained after the eruption. While not the first eruption overall, this eruption was the first to occur on the U.S mainland in a time when modern scientific monitoring could track the events associated with it. Smaller earthquakes in March of 1980 eventually led to the…

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  • Mount St. Helens Research Paper

    Mount St. Helens, located in Skamania County Washington State, had an eruption which caused the death of fifty-seven people on May 18, 1980. A cloud full of ash rose into the sky, turned everything dark, and made any given time of day appear as black as midnight across many of the north-western states. It was recommended that people not leave their homes and they were told to wear gauze masks to keep the ash from entering their lungs. The eruption also caused about one thousand miles of roads to…

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  • Mount St Helens Research Paper

    been closely monitoring a steaming, trembling snow-capped mountain near Vancouver, Washington. Mount St. Helens had not erupted in over 100 years. But two months earlier, an earthquake had jolted it to life. Homes were evacuated and roads were closed as hundreds of explosive blasts of steam burst from the volcano and earthquakes shook the area. Scientists knew that pressure was building up inside the mountain. They could see that the north side had grown outward almost 450 feet (140 meters).…

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  • Research Paper On Mount St. Helens

    Another place that I’ve been to recently and admired its geographical landscape is Mount St. Helens. The eruption on May 18, 1980 caused a monumental change in its geography, altering it to a point where it was unrecognizable. The current landscape is a combination of both aggradation and degradation caused by the rockslide debris that displaced the water of Spirit Lake, producing gigantic north part of the lake. When the water returned to the lake bed, it brought with it trees and soil in…

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  • Mount Pelees Vs St Helens Essay

    loss of lives and financial costs. Many volcanic eruptions seem so similar yet different; there are different levels of damages. There are two similar volcanic eruptions in history, which were both similar but different: the Mt. Pelee eruption in 1902 and Mt. St. Helens eruption in 1980. And through comparing the two eruptions, the relationship between the damage and size of eruption will be demonstrated. There are three main types of volcanoes, stratovolcano, shield volcano, and cylinder cone…

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    Aristophanes’ was a bold and a strong, sexual, and very opinionated man which he had reflected in his comedy play, “Lysistrata”. This comedy was quite the hit with many Athenian men for the simple fact that Lysistrata is a woman who was able to annihilate the Peloponnesian War with the help of women from different city-states, including Sparta. The Peloponnesian War that was between Athens and Sparta had begun over jealousy of each other’s power in Greece and had lasted from 431 to 404 BC.…

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