“In some ways, this blast is similar to how the eruption of Mt. St. Helens in 1980 ripped off the top of the mountain.” -Simone Giantucci
The Science and Learning Center at Coldwater is a hands-on education center located seven miles from the crater of Mount St. Helens, offering spectacular views and unparalleled educational opportunities for learners of all ages.
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To advance understanding and stewardship of the Earth through science, education, and exploration of volcanic landscapes.