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Historical Markers in Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington

 
Clickable Map of Skamania County, Washington and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Skamania County, WA (20) Clark County, WA (49) Cowlitz County, WA (5) Klickitat County, WA (21) Lewis County, WA (9) Yakima County, WA (20) Hood River County, OR (31) Multnomah County, OR (27)  SkamaniaCounty(20) Skamania County (20)  ClarkCounty(49) Clark County (49)  CowlitzCounty(5) Cowlitz County (5)  KlickitatCounty(21) Klickitat County (21)  LewisCounty(9) Lewis County (9)  YakimaCounty(20) Yakima County (20)  HoodRiverCountyOregon(31) Hood River County (31)  MultnomahCounty(27) Multnomah County (27)
Stevenson is the county seat for Skamania County
Gifford Pinchot National Forest is in Skamania County
      Skamania County (20)  
ADJACENT TO SKAMANIA COUNTY
      Clark County (49)  
      Cowlitz County (5)  
      Klickitat County (21)  
      Lewis County (9)  
      Yakima County (20)  
      Hood River County, Oregon (31)  
      Multnomah County, Oregon (27)  
 
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1Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — Hearts of Volcanoes Beat Beneath Peaceful Facades — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
Mount Adams. Mount Hood. Mount St. Helens. These serene, snow-covered mountains beckon one to come closer. But beware. These mountains were born by repeated, often violent eruptions of ash, lava, and pumice. Their eruptions and landslides created . . . Map (db m158995) HM
2Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — More Than He Bargained For — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
Gary Rosenquist wanted eruption pictures. On May 17, 1980, he and friends Joel and Linda Harvey, their 10-year-old son Jo-Jo, and William Dilley drove down from Tacoma. They camped here, at Bear Meadow, 11 miles northeast of Mount St. Helens. . . . Map (db m84463) HM
3Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — Mount St. HelensFire Mountain of the Cascades — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
Native people knew her. Their names for the mountain translated to "Fire Mountain" or "Smoker." They watched her erupt repeatedly, building most of the visible mountain over the last 2,800 years. Eruptions and heavy ash fall caused them to abandon . . . Map (db m158994) HM
4Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — Survivors Create Spectacular Change — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
The 1980 lateral blast shot hot rock, ash and debris northward at hundreds of miles per hour. For three minutes, the blast pummeled slopes facing the volcano, like those on your right, leaving few survivors. Slopes closest to the volcano were . . . Map (db m190631) HM
5Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — The Earth’s Monumental Power — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
This landscape is a monument to the Earth’s power. The incredible story began on March 20, 1980, when magma began rising into Mount St. Helens. The volcano’s summit diverted the magma sideways, shoving the northern slope outward at a rate of . . . Map (db m84949) HM
6Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — The Pumice PlainTenacious Pioneers Regrow a Forest — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
You are looking at a past and future old-growth forest. On May 18, 1980, the lush ecosystem flanking the north side of Mount St. Helens was buried beneath a massive landslide, and covered repeatedly with searing avalanches of hot gases and . . . Map (db m158992) HM
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7Washington (Skamania County), Gifford Pinchot National Forest — Working with Nature to Rebuild an Ecosystem — Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument —
On May 18, 1980, the eastern edge of the searing lateral blast rolled up and over ridges to your right. It tore through the Clearwater Valley, lifting just behind where you stand. The blast left a gray patchwork of fallen and standing dead . . . Map (db m84911) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022