Unique Gifts Commemorating the World's Most Spectacular Places

St. Helens Paperweight
  • St. Helens Paperweight
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • With soft fleece pouch
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: St. Helens
Elevation: 9677 ft.
Elevation after May 18, 1980: 8364 ft.
Coordinates: N46° 12' 00'' W122° 11' 21''
Location: Mount Saint Helens National Monument, Washington, USA
MarkerSleuth Photo Contributor: No Station Found; Original Artwork
Thirty years later, following the May 18, 1980 eruption of the beautiful stratovolcano Mount Saint Helens, the Native American moniker "smoking mountain" still applies. The Cascades Volcano Observatory reports on its website "continuous intermittent volcanic activity and ...occasional eruptions of steam and ash, occasional pyroclastic flows" and "...intermittent extrusion of dome-forming."