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U.S. scientists to map interior of Mount St. Helens volcano

Mount St. Helens emits a plume of steam and ash October 1, 2004, from an area of new crevasses in the crater glacier south of the 1980-86 lava dome.REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Scott Taylor  HB/

Mount St. Helens emits a plume of steam and ash October 1, 2004, from an area of new crevasses in the crater glacier south of the 1980-86 lava dome.REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Scott Taylor HB/

Mount St. Helens emits a plume of steam and ash October 1, 2004, from an area of new crevasses in the crater glacier south of the 1980-86 lava dome.REUTERS/U.S. Navy/Scott Taylor HB/
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Dirt and ash continues to drift out from inside the crater of Mount St. Helens after an eruption earlier in the day October 5, 2004.  REUTERS/Andy Clark  AC -

Dirt and ash continues to drift out from inside the crater of Mount St. Helens after an eruption earlier in the day October 5, 2004. REUTERS/Andy Clark AC -

Dirt and ash continues to drift out from inside the crater of Mount St. Helens after an eruption earlier in the day October 5, 2004. REUTERS/Andy Clark AC -
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