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Mount Saint Helens


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity


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  • And indeed, most of my former classmates and contemporaries -- at least those who can remember anything at all from their respective first years of life -- recall the Mount Saint Helens volcanic eruption in Washington state, and not Al Michaels's hysterical "Do you believe in miracles?

    Simon Maxwell Apter: La Copa NAFTA

  • Happy 30th Anniversary to Mount Saint Helens for spectacularly blowing your top.

    Bikes and Beatitudes: The Salmon on the Mount

  • The 1991 Mount Pinatubo blast rates a 6, while the 1980 Mount Saint Helens blast in Washington state earns a 5.

    Global Warming: What Are The Chances? | RedState

  • Ridge elevations in the northern section are as high as 2,000 meters (m) with three dormant volcanoes ranging from 2,550 m (Mount Saint Helens) to 4,392 m (Mount Rainer).

    Central and Southern Cascades forests

  • The region is characterized by accordant ridge crests separated by steep, deeply dissected valleys, strongly influenced by historic and recent volcanic events (Mount Saint Helens).

    Central and Southern Cascades forests

  • Wow they want you to be in charge of the team ski trip to Mount Saint Helens.

    Karen Leland: Four Ways To Get Out Of The Yes Trap

  • When the captive Clearwater goes into labour at the precise moment Mount Saint Helens explodes with tremendous force, the First Family realises the Talisman Prophecy's fulfilment is at hand and the future of their war to take control of the surface world is about to be decided.

    Earth-Thunder by Patrick Tilley

  • The eruption is not nearly as spectacular as Mount Saint Helens and is unlikely to effect the mainland of the USA.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • It was the second-largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century, 10 times the size of the Mount Saint Helens explosion in 1980 and the first of its scale to occur with modern scientific technologies in place — especially satellites — to measure the global environmental and climatic effect.

    Can a Million Tons of Sulfur Dioxide Combat Climate Change?

  • The meringue island fell apart when I tried to transfer it to its custard lake and it ended up looking more like a broken Mount Saint Helens than a symmetrical Fuji.

    Creative Energy. | Mind on Fire


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