Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens Steve Olson

Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens

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Book Title
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
Author
Steve Olson
ISBN
9780393353587
For months in early 1980, scientists, journalists, and nearby residents listened anxiously to rumblings from Mount St. Helens in southwestern Washington State. Still, no one was prepared when a cataclysmic eruption blew the top off of the mountain, laying waste to hundreds of square miles of land and killing fifty-seven people. Steve Olson interweaves vivid personal stories with the history, science, and economic forces that influenced the fates and futures of those around the volcano. Eruption delivers a spellbinding narrative of an event that changed the course of volcanic science, and an epic tale of our fraught relationship with the natural world.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Steve OlsonPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 03/07/2017ISBN: 9780393353587Pages: 336Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 0.90d

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