event ... 4th of July:
St. Helens to be Called Mount Bald Eagle
months of mysterious volcanic activity, which included giant rocks
growing in its crater, Mount St. Helens has finally calmed down, but
only to produce a greater mystery.
could not ignore the striking resemblance between the newly shaped mountain's
crater and the American Bald Eagle (see image below).
who fail to observe this resemblance, the following explanatory image
was provided by the St. Helens Association of Mountaineers (SHAM):
to Rocky Slab (theV), president of SHAM, the proximity to 4th of July is
no coincident. "We always knew that this mountain was a true
American patriot" he says, "second only to Mount
assistant, Harriet Boulder-Stone, adds: "This is the mountain's way
to apologize for the devastating eruption of 1980".
association now d
the claims that the new crater actually resembles a parrot or an owl,
rather than a bald eagle, SHAM members are
result of the new shape, many members of SHAM demand to rename the
mountain. "Such patriotic mountain deserves better than being
called after a British diplomat (Lord St Helens)'" says Mr. Slab.
"Bald Eagle Mount is a much more appropriate, specially in light of
the latest developments".