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Mount St. Helens volcano: Recent and future behavior

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Abstract

Mount St. Helens volcano in southern Washington has erupted many times during the last 4000 years, usually after brief dormant periods. This behavior pattern suggests that the volcano, last active in 1857, will erupt again - perhaps within the next few decades. Potential volcanic hazards of several kinds should be considered in planning for land use near the volcano.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Mount St. Helens volcano: Recent and future behavior
Series title:
Science
Volume
187
Issue:
4175
Year Published:
1975
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Science
First page:
438
Last page:
441
Number of Pages:
4