Steam plume rises from lava dome growing inside the large, amphitheater-like crater formed during the catastrophic eruption of May 18, 1980. Spirit Lake is in foreground (Photograph taken on May 19, 1982, by Lyn Topinka).
This site is in honor of Dr. David A. Johnston, who lost his life in the May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
This site was last updated on: July 19, 2016