Black and White Picture/Photo: Standing dead trees at the edge of the blast. Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Washington
The turbulent blast felled trees and left behind patches of standing dead trees in the shelter of steep ridges.
This left a narrow zone of standing dead trees many of which were salvaged due to concerns about fire and insects.
Buzzy Sullivan, Regrowth and planted trees, Approximately fourteen miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Buzzy Sullivan, Standing Dead over two exposures, Approximately eleven miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
A logging bulldozer caught in the blast zone of Mt St Helens [2448x3264] [OC] (xpost /r/abandonedporn)Mod's ...
On 18 May 1980, Mt St Helens erupted. The blast blew the north side off the mountain, and the subsequent volcanic eruptions took out the top of the mountain ...
Open crater as seen from the rim. A large mound is in the crater. Mount St. Helens from Monitor Ridge showing the cone ...
Prior to 1980, the valley north of the volcano was cloaked in old-growth forest. Signboard marks a vegetation plot.
Buzzy Sullivan, Sun illuminating the forest near Bear Meadows, Approximately sixteen miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Buzzy Sullivan, Sun burning through near Bear Meadows, Approximately sixteen miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
... panoramic views of the blast zone, Spirit Lake, and Mt St Helens herself. The toothpick-like trees and expansive grey plains will humble you and remind ...
Buzzy Sullivan, Standing dead on the boundary of the blowdown zone, Approximately ten miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Mount St. Helens and the clouds of ash billowing from its peak take on a monotonous gray tone in this photo shot from the cockpit of a Cessna 150.
On May 17, 1980, vulcanologist David Johnston sits at Coldwater II camp near Mt. St. Helens. At 8:32 a.m. the next morning, Johnston radioed a message to ...
MSH 1980 ash plume from a distance. There are many examples of life returning to Mt Saint Helens from the trees ...
The singed needles bear testimony to 660°F (350°C) blast temperatures. Standing dead trees along the northern edge ...
Buzzy Sullivan, Blowdown zone along Forest Service Road 99, Approximately six miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Buzzy Sullivan, Taking a rest near an alder thicket, Approximately three miles north of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Buzzy Sullivan, Early evening moon near the entrance of the monument, Approximately fifteen miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Frank Gohlke, View of Mount St. Helens crater from Independence Pass. Approximately ten miles northeast of Mount St. Helens. 1981.
14 - Snow-protected Pacific silver fir and mountain hemlock trees provided the first early glimpses of green in a mostly gray and brown landscape.
Frank Gohlke, Timber salvage in valley of Clearwater Creek. Thirteen miles northeast of Mount St. Helens. 1983.
Buzzy Sullivan, Norway Pass looking east, Approximately seven miles northeast of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Fifteen years after the eruption, light-seeded "weedy" plant species have established. Note the number of fallen trees.
Standing dead. Standing dead zone in Weyerhauser Co. douglas-fir plantations NW of Mt. St. Helens. Photographed by Unknown ..... Date: Summer 1980 .
Buzzy Sullivan, Alder thicket on the pumice plain, Approximately one mile north of Mount St. Helens, 2017.
Frank Gohlke, Goldwater Creek seeks a new course. Northern edge of landslide-debris flow, six miles northwest of Mount St. Helens. 1981.
Mount St. Helens 1980 eruption - 13 seconds. Frame n of Rosenquist sequence interpreted by Barry Voight in USGS Prof. Paper 1250.