Mount St. Helens still erupting

Mount St. Helens crater and dome, as seen from the northwest.

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Mount St. Helens crater and dome, as seen from the northwest. The old dome is in the lower left; the new dome erupted since early October 2004 is at the upper right. Detailed analysis of aerial photographs taken this summer shows that lava was being added to the dome at about 130,000 cubic meters (170,000 yards) per day between May and June 2005. By comparison, last week KÄ«lauea erupted about 400,000 cubic meters (523,000 cubic yards) of lava per day.

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Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US