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Old tapes reveal new details of a deadly volcanic outburst

Smoke and ash is seen rising from the crater of Mount St Helens.

Mount St. Helens erupts in 2004. Painstakingly restored analogue tapes document the volcano’s 1980 eruption, which killed 57 people. Credit: John Pallister/USGS/Getty

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Nature 578, 194 (2020)




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