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Mt St Helens erupted today... hopefully not a repost..

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Silver84k5, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. Silver84k5

    Silver84k5 1/2 ton status

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    Damn i wish i wouldve seen it just saw pics on the news...
     
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    Yeah, looks like a somewhat minor event. I wonder if it's gonna go boom.
     
  3. Silver84k5

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    yea i guess it was kinda minor.. Looked pretty big from the pictures. but i guess they are just calling it a "Steam Eruption"

    My dad has pictures of our front yard covered in ash from the first eruption (before i was born)

    We go fishing up at Swift Resivoir every May, He said that they closed it for some 4 years after the eruption. But when they went back in 84, he said that the trout AVERAGED 16 inches... they were pulling in 20"+ trout all day...
     
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    We had about 6" of ash on the cars back in 81 when that puppy blew.

    I'm more concerned about the super caldera sitting under Yellowstone. Lot closer to Colorado.
     
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    anyone have pictures? We talked about it a bit in socials last sememester, never knew much more after that...
     
  6. Silver84k5

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    check katu.com they might have some
     
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    Wow, post pics if you can.
     
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    Was running at a track up in Northeast Portland when it let go..............talk about stopping people in their tracks! Very cool...........:D
     
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    they had an ash fall alert until 9pm last night, havent seen any yet, my dad found a good use for that ash the first time it blew, he used some to shine up some old chrome wheels:cool1:
     

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