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Title: Mount St. Helens Postage Stamp
Mount St. Helens and surrounding area recover from the historic May 1980 eruption. Shades of white and gray indicate still-bare slopes that were swept by volcanic flows; light green areas at the top of the photo show regrowth of vegetation in devastated areas; dark green areas at the bottom were unaffected by the eruption.
Location: Mount St. Helens, WA, USA
Date Taken: 8/31/1988
Photographer: Landsat 5 , USGS/NASA
Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.
Taken from the USGS/NASA Landsat 5 satellite on August 31, 1988. Stamp release is Oct 1, 2012.
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