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The most dramatic scene of natural devastation I've seen on vid...

May 18 1980
After a 5.1 magnitude earthquake in Washington state, 57 people are killed in an avalanche of volcanic mud in the eruption of Mount St. Helens. The volcano spews out 200 million cubic yards of of pumice, ash, and debris which covers 24 square miles of the valley below.


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No FN way that was nearly thirty years ago.



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Don't make me break out that basketball jones vid again...

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My cat saw that map and got all excited. Thought it said pounces.

She doesn't read very well.

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