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Mt. St. Helens- May 18, 1980

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Mt. St. Helens- May 18, 1980

By #DiarmuidO'Dea I remember with utter clarity hearing Mt. St. Helens erupt early Sunday morning May 18, 1980. I was in Vancouver, Canada loading my golf clubs into my lovely MGB sports car. I was going to play golf at Squamish Valley GC . I didn't know what the sound was at that moment, but it was loud and clear. Vancouver, Canada is approximately 300 miles away from Mt. St. Helens. Mt. St. Helens lies north of Portland, Oregon and south of Seattle, Washington near the town of Castle Rock, Washington.  I confirmed that I heard the eruption during a 2012...

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