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USA_43 - Pike Market place - fresh veges USA_44 - beautiful flowers from Pike Market USA_45 - the bubblegum wall near Pike Market - YUCK USA_46 - crabs available from Pike Market USA_52 - WW2 amphibian craft are now tourist transporters USA_53 - The Music Experienced in Seattle Centre USA_54 - The Space Needle at Seattle Centre USA_55 - Seattle's Monorail built for the 1962 Worlds Fair held in Seattle USA_56 - the Totem pole at Pioneer Square, Seattle USA_57 - One of the many building that make up the University of Washington USA_58 - Mt St Helen's from the visitors centre near Castle Rock and 30 miles to the volcano USA_59 - driving towards Mt St Helens USA_60 - some eleven miles from the volcano, you enter the Blast Zone USA_66 - driving towards Mt St Helens - and closer USA_67 - driving towards Mt St Helens.......and closer USA_68 - driving towards Mt St Helens - until it almost feels like you almost drive into the crater USA_69 - a bare mountain - every tree and living thing was blasted away on 18 May 1980 and left just as it was back then USA_70 - the Mt St Helens crater viewed from the Johnston Ridge Observatory USA_71 - the Mt St Helens crater viewed from the Johnston Ridge Observatory USA_80 - the Mt St Helens crater viewed from inside the Johnston Ridge Observatory USA_81 - a stark reminder of the power of the blast - two thick pines blasted away leaving just stumps USA_82 - Pike Market USA_83 - the Boeing factory at Everett, Seattle USA_84 - Mt Ranier looms over Seattle - inactive at the moment USA_85 - modern art in Seattle USA_86 - modern art in the foreground and the Space Needle in the background USA_87 - sunset in Seattle USA_88 - one of many fountains in Seattle USA_92 - The Space Needle from the observation deck of Columbia Centre Seattle USA_93 - buildings taken from the observation deck of Columbia Centre USA_94 - The Space Needle from the observation deck of Columbia Centre Seattle USA_95 - buildings taken from the observation deck of Columbia Centre USA_98 - the Space Needle at night USA_40 - Touttle River Pano 1 - still clogged with ash 25 years after the volcano erupted USA_39 - Seattle pano 1 - the Seattle skyline - the Columbia Centre on the right and the Space Needle on the left USA_41 - Mt St Helens pano 1 - the blast came towards the camera