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Study of Mount St. Helens magma underway

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VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Kelley Hall lay flat on her stomach, peeking into a 4-foot-deep hole.

The University of Washington graduate student is part of a team that will give scientists a much deeper glimpse — miles and miles deeper — at what lies beneath Mount St. Helens.

They’ve started an ambitious project to chart something they will never actually see: the plumbing system that feeds magma to the volcano. Researchers hope what they learn about that pipeline will improve…

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