More About May 18, 1980 Eruption

Summary of Events


1980 Eruption FAQs


Volcanic eruptions of 1980 at Mount St. Helens; the first 100 days

1982, Foxworthy, B. L.; Hill, Mary

USGS Professional Paper: 1249

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The 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens, Washington

1981, Edited by Lipman, Peter W.; Mullineaux, Donal Ray

USGS Professional Paper: 1250,  844 pages.

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Mount St. Helens – From the 1980 Eruption to 2000

U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 036-00



30 Cool Facts about Mount St. Helens

By Carolyn Driedger, Liz Westby, Lisa Faust, Peter Frenzen, Jeanne Bennett, and Michael Clynne

U.S. Geological Survey General Information Product 103


Mount St. Helens, 1980 to now—what’s going on?

Dzurisin, Daniel; Driedger, Carolyn L.

USGS Fact Sheet: 2013-2014