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Mount St. Helens

 

 

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On the morning of May 18, 1980 Mount Saint Helens erupted. Steam and ash flew 11 mile in to the air from the volcanic mountain in Washington. Struck by an earthquake that measure 5.1 on the Richter scale, part of the mountain collapsed in an avalanche. All most 230 square miles of forest were destroy ash turned day to night as it fell over the area and beyond. Scientists still wotch the volcano for sings of another major eruption.

Answer Key

On the morning of May 18, 1980, Mount Saint Helens erupted. Steam and ash flew 11 miles into the air from the volcanic mountain in Washington. Struck by an earthquake that measured 5.1 on the Richter scale, part of the mountain collapsed in an avalanche. Almost 230 square miles of forest were destroyed . Ash turned day to night as it fell over the area and beyond. Scientists still watch the volcano for signs of another major eruption.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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05/2005