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Mount St. Helens Volcano: Recent and Future Behavior
Dwight R. Crandell, Donal R. Mullineaux and Meyer Rubin
New Series, Vol. 187, No. 4175 (Feb. 7, 1975), pp. 438-441
Published by: American Association for the Advancement of Science
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1739601
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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.
Science © 1975 American Association for the Advancement of Science