Mount St. Helens emits a plume of steam and ash from an area of new crevasses in the crater glacier south of the 1980-86 lava dome. The event lasted approximately 25 minutes and created a pale-gray cloud that reached an altitude of almost 10,000-ft. The image taken at an altitude of 27,000-ft aboard a US Navy (USN) P-3C Orion aircraft Patrol Squadron 1 (VP-1), Screaming Eagles, Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island, Washington (WA)