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Mount St. Helens, Washington, 1997

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"Danger lurks in the Cascades, the volcanic range that bristles between northern California and British Columbia. Many peaks are steaming and could erupt like Washington's Mount St. Helens, where visitors compare the cone with a photograph taken before its 1980 blowout."

—From "Cascadia: Living on Fire," May 1998, National Geographic magazine.
Photograph by James C. Richardson

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