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Mt. St. Helens crater and landslide in 1980

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USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (USGSCVO)


Information and materials on volcanoes and preparedness for disasters, Annual Events, teaching resources; Location: Vancouver, WA Many students have a natural curiosity about volcanoes. Encourage their interest and help them understand that living near a volcano is an opportunity for learning, as well as recreation and enjoyment. Classroom teachers, emergency educators and others can do a lot to help prepare their communities for the next eruption of a nearby volcano. They can augment existing generalized curricula with educational materials, data, and preparedness information on this website.

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