May 18, 1980 Eruption Aftermath

The haunting beauty of these pictures and those posted on other site pages of the eruption, some of which I regret that I am unable to credit, show that nature's palette is as much at work in a "disaster" as it is in the painted skies of dusk... disaster is perceived only by those caught in the path of an eternal process that transforms one kind of pretty picture into another.

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