Ash collection buckets, installed on the flanks of Mount St. Helens...

Ash collection buckets, installed on the flanks of Mount St. Helens...

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A USGS scientist is collecting the ash from the bucket, which was taken back to the Cascades Volcano Observatory for analysis. Results help scientists understand more about the eruption that produced the ash and can give insight into what type of eruptions might occur in the future.

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Image Dimensions: 2592 x 1944

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