• Timelapse Reveals How Quickly Mount St. Helens Grows

    1 month ago - By Peta Pixel

    Mount St. Helens's famous eruption in 1980 was the deadliest and costliest volcanic event in the history of the United States. In 2004, a new dome-building eruption began that lasted 4 years, and a camera was pointed at the volcano to capture the growth as a timelapse.
    The United States Geological Survey published the above 86-second timelapse that reveals how rapidly the lava dome grew at the active stratovolcano in Washington State between November 10, 2004, and February 28, 2008 - 4 years of time condensed into less than a minute-and-a-half.
    “The initial phase produced rapid growth of a...
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