Mount St. Helens is an active volcano. When it erupted on May 18, 1980, it killed 57 people and destroyed 250 homes, 47 bridges, 15 miles (24 km) of railways, and 185 miles (298 km) of highway which makes it the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States.

This photo was taken in 2011. After 31 years, it is It is amazing to see how earth around the volcano has recovered..reminds us how resilient nature can be.

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