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Several of our guides also believe that God, showcasing his power through this event, also showed mercy in providential timing of the eruption.
Snowmelt over the post-eruption years caused rapid rise in lake levels that threatened another catastrophic dam breach down the North Toutle drainage, so engineers carved a tunnel over a mile long to divert the excess water down Coldwater Canyon.: The blast zone north of the volcano still looks very desolate, especially south of Johnston Ridge.Fallen trees remain all over the hillsides many miles from the crater, bearing mute testimony to the power of the eruption that flattened virgin forest in seconds.A few douglas fir saplings dot the landscape in places.Elk herds are among the first large mammals that have entered the blast zone, living on grasses and vegetation growing on plateaus alongside the Toutle River canyons and debris hummocks.