Mount. St. Helens--Before and After

Before the Eruption

The pictures below show what Mount St. Helens looked like before it erupted in 1980.

During the Eruption

After the Eruption

This picture was taken in 1987 while I was in kindergarten. That is my dad, my grandmother, my brother Jeff, and me near a lahar on the south side of Mount St. Helens.

I found these pictures on the Web. Most of them are from the USGS/Cascades Volcano Observatory site at Vancouver, Washington, kept up by Lyn Topinka.

Many stories have been told and written about the events that occurred on Mt. St. Helens during and after its explosions.
I have written several short stories about how Mt. St. Helens was seen by animals living there. To read these, click here!

I found several on-line sources of information about Mt. Ht. Helens and about volcanoes that you could visit by clicking on the http address! A set of on-line pictures of Mt. St. Helens, kept up by Lyn Topinka. This place shows information to lots of different volcanoes. page has real time monitoring of Mt. St. Helens. sheets and history of Mt. St. Helens. of Mt. St. Helens eruptions. information on Mt. St. Helens provided by the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory, University of Washington Geophysics Program. This page has Mt. St. Helens Headquarters , road, and hiking trail information.