May 18, 29 years ago

Erik Klemetti at Eruptions reminds us that today is the 29th anniversary of Mount St. Helens erupting. There are some great pictures up at Wired, and this video of the newscast following the eruption:

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4 Responses

  1. 29 years! I am old!

    A lot of the grownups I knew in Oregon remembered this happening, which kind of blew my mind—it always seemed like something that happened on the news to me, rather than in the actual world of people I could talk to.

  2. Also, the fashions in that video are AMAZING.

  3. I know, I was almost 1 year old when this happened!

  4. Mount St. Helens erupted…and then poof! My sister was born! :-)

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