Archeologist Greg Burtchard shows a sample of ash from a Mount Saint Helens blast 3,500 years ago. Volcanic events create distinct layers, which archeologists use to help date human activity on Mount Rainier.
Archeologist Greg Burtchard shows a sample of ash from a Mount Saint Helens blast 3,500 years ago. Volcanic events create distinct layers, which archeologists use to help date human activity on Mount Rainier. DREW PERINE Staff file, 2009
Archeologist Greg Burtchard shows a sample of ash from a Mount Saint Helens blast 3,500 years ago. Volcanic events create distinct layers, which archeologists use to help date human activity on Mount Rainier. DREW PERINE Staff file, 2009

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