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Sunset, Mt. St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

Mt. St Helens at sunset from Harry's Ridge Trail, Mt. St. Helens National Monument

One of the most well known volcanos in the United States, the eruption of Mt. Saint Helens in 1980 killed 57 people and unleashed the largest landslide ever recorded. Standing at 8,363 ft, Mt. Saint Helens is one three major volcanoes in the south central region of Washington state with Mt. Adams to the east and Mt. Rainier to its north. Picture here, two Lenticular Clouds (aka: UFO Clouds) frame each ridge of the volcano's peak at sunset.

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