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Michael Gilligan20/05/2020 09:41:58
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Most forum members will be old enough to remember 1980
... So this may be of interest:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2020/05/mount-st-helens-isnt-where-should-be-scientists-may-finally-know-why/

MichaelG.

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 20/05/2020 09:42:50

Martin W20/05/2020 11:11:47
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Michael

A very interesting article though it does reveal how little we really understand what's going on under our feet. Recently I saw an article about the north magnetic pole that for a long time had been relatively stable under northern Canada suddenly upping sticks and rapidly migrating to the west.

Cheers

Martin

Perko720/05/2020 11:16:38
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Hard to imagine that was 40 years ago now, seems much less.

Neil Wyatt20/05/2020 12:15:26
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I remember seeing moving footage by a journalist who walked to safety through a literal hell of hot ash. He was convinced he wouldn't make it but kept going.

I can't find the footage.

Neil

Ady120/05/2020 14:05:37
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Posted by Neil Wyatt on 20/05/2020 12:15:26:

I remember seeing moving footage by a journalist who walked to safety through a literal hell of hot ash. He was convinced he wouldn't make it but kept going.

I can't find the footage.

Neil

The one I remember was some final pictures from someone who didn't make it as the ash flow approached at speed

Neil Wyatt20/05/2020 20:56:03
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Posted by Ady1 on 20/05/2020 14:05:37:
Posted by Neil Wyatt on 20/05/2020 12:15:26:

I remember seeing moving footage by a journalist who walked to safety through a literal hell of hot ash. He was convinced he wouldn't make it but kept going.

I can't find the footage.

Neil

The one I remember was some final pictures from someone who didn't make it as the ash flow approached at speed

He protected his camera bag with his body. Terribly sad. Robert Landsburg.

Neil

oldvelo20/05/2020 22:18:18
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Posted by Ady1 on 20/05/2020 14:05:37:
Posted by Neil Wyatt on 20/05/2020 12:15:26:

I remember seeing moving footage by a journalist who walked to safety through a literal hell of hot ash. He was convinced he wouldn't make it but kept going.

I can't find the footage.

Neil

The one I remember was some final pictures from someone who didn't make it as the ash flow approached at speed

David Johnston Lost his life in the pyroplastic gas flow his recording obviously survived.

St Helens Erruption Video

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Robert Landsburg

Eric

Edited By oldvelo on 20/05/2020 22:21:23

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