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Mount St. Helens

In May 1980, a satellite watched the mountain violently erupt; satellites over the next forty years watched it recover.


NASA Earth Observatory images by Joshua Stevens, Robert Simmon, and Jesse Allen, using Landsat data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Story by Kathryn Hansen.

Published May 15, 2020
Data acquired April 17, 2020

Sources:
Landsat 5 > TM
Landsat 8 > OLI