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Latest Volcanic activity of Mount St. Helens Stories

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2008-01-17 14:20:00

Until earlier this week, the most recent significant tremor at Mount St. Helens was in October of 2004. On Sunday January 13th, some steam was rising from a fracture in Mount St. Helens’ crater.

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2007-03-26 21:10:14

Mount St. Helens may be following the example of Kilauea in Hawaii with magma being replaced from a reservoir beneath the volcano as fast as it emerges as lava at the surface, scientists say.

2006-05-30 14:10:25

Mount St. Helens shot a steam and ash plume at least 16,000 feet into the air Monday after a large rockfall from the lava dome in the volcano's crater, scientists said.

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2006-05-12 19:30:54

The sheer rock fin emerging in Mount St. Helens' crater lost about a third of its northern face recently, but because lava keeps pushing to the surface, the height remained the same Thursday - around 330 feet.

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2005-12-31 10:10:00

Roughly every three seconds, the equivalent of a large dump truck load of lava - 10 cubic yards - oozes into the crater of Mount St. Helens, and with the molten rock comes a steady drumfire of small earthquakes.

2005-11-22 19:58:52

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A rock fall at Mount Saint Helens caused a large gray cloud of dust to appear above the volcano on Tuesday, but there was no sign of increased seismic activity.

2005-09-12 11:34:23

In September 9 story headlined "Scientists find growing land bulge in Oregon," please read in first paragraph, "A large, slow-growing volcanic bulge in Western Oregon," instead of "A large, slow-growing volcanic bulge in Eastern Oregon." A corrected story follows: By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A large, slow-growing volcanic bulge in Western Oregon is attracting the attention of seismologists who say that the rising ground could be the beginnings of a volcano or simply...

2005-09-09 18:00:00

By Teresa Carson PORTLAND, Oregon (Reuters) - A large, slow-growing volcanic bulge in Eastern Oregon is attracting the attention of seismologists who say that the rising ground could be the beginnings of a volcano or simply magma shifting underground.

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2005-05-08 17:25:09

Johnston Ridge Observatory reopened to the public Friday, seven months after it was closed because of new activity at Mount St. Helens.

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2005-01-26 07:28:30

Growth of the new lava dome inside the crater of Mount St. Helens has gradually slowed since the mountain reawakened in October, scientists said Tuesday.


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