Las Vegas Sun

February 5, 2016

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The panoramic and breathtaking view of the south rim of Mount Saint Helens, looking past a still venting lava dome north toward Spirit Lake and Mount Rainier, is awe inspiring but scientist are focused on a repressurizing of the magma chamber below the mountain.

Dean J. Koepfler / Tacoma News Tribune/MCT

The panoramic and breathtaking view of the south rim of Mount Saint Helens, looking past a still venting lava dome north toward Spirit Lake and Mount Rainier, is awe inspiring but scientist are focused on a repressurizing of the magma chamber below the mountain.