The story of Mount St. Helens is that of an active volcano and human interaction with it. The mountain is culturally important to the regional native people. Its Cowlitz name, Lawetlat'la, means "Person From Whom Smoke Comes." Early European settlers saw opportunities to make a living from the natural resources, and people fell in love with the forested valleys and slopes of the glacier-clad peak with the blue lake at its foot. Forgotten were the...
By University David A Anderson Dr
Hardcover: 130 pages
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing Library Editions (October 21, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.6 x 9.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 2612836
Format: PDF ePub djvu book
Ninety percent of this book is the Mt. St. Helens of before. Few people other than locals knew of the mountain's beauty, the surrounding lakes and forests and the many recreational areas that abounded in the mountain's shadow. Multiple generations of