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A rare, sunset rainbow illuminating streaks of rain over the high desert of Eastern Oregon.
The largest eruption of Mt. St. Helens before May 18, 1980, spewed steam and a heavy ash fall, and also enlarged the vent near the summit to about 100 yards. Then clouds covered the mountain and the vent sealed until the catastrophic eruption decapitated the symmetrical peak.
Read about all the Cascade volcanoes in my article:
The Volcanoes of the Cascades:
Elk grazing a meadow near Mist, Oregon, as clouds lift from the Coast
Store and hills in late afternoon light, New Pine Creek, Oregon.
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