A bit about Mount Saint Helens :
Mount Saint Helens is a andesitic mountain on the west coast of the United States of America.
It is a Strato Volcano
which is a steep, conical volcanoes built by the eruption of viscous and strong lava flows, tephra, and pyroclastic flows,
are called strato volcanoes. Strato Volcanoes are constructed over a period of tens to hundreds of thousands of years,
stratovolcanoes may erupt a variety of magma types, including basalt, andesite, dacite, and rhyolite.
Saint Helens Eruption.
Mount Saint Helens erupted on May 18th, 1980 at 8:32 Sunday Morning.
The Richter Reading was 5.1, this was strong enough
to collapse the north face of the Mount Saint Helens.
When Mount Saint Helens Blew up it covered 230 square miles of natural
To add to the impact a massive mushroom shaped column of gas rose thousands of feet up into the sky and turned
Day into night like what Mount Pinatubo did.
The Eruption lasted for 9 hours and the areas landscape changed