Mt. St. Helens Excursion

Mt. St. Helens At 8:32 Sunday morning, May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted. Shaken by an earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, the north face of this tall symmetrical mountain collapsed in the world’s largest recorded landslide followed by a tremendous lateral explosion, which ripped through the avalanche sending a 300-mile per hour, 600 hundred-degree stone filled wind to level some 230 square miles of forest. At the […]