MEDC Volcano: Mt St Helens

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1. What made it happen in terms of tectonics?

  • Juan De Fuca Plate moved eastwards towards the North American plate (destructive pate margin)
  • Eurasion plate colliding with the Australasian plate (collision plate margin)
  • North American plate subducting under the African plate (destructive plate margin)
  • Arabian plate moving away from the Eurasian plate (constructive plate margin)
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2. True or false; electricity was knocked out

  • True
  • False

3. Which was prioritized first; Rescuing survivors or sending aid to towns?

  • Rescuing survivors
  • Sending aid to towns
  • Both
  • Neither

4. What was the size of the crater created after the explosion?

  • 1 mile by 500m
  • 1 mile by 1 mile
  • 500m by 500m
  • 367m by 1.9 mile

5. How many people died?

  • 57
  • 100+
  • 61
  • 39

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