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Harry Glicken
Mount St. Helens, photographed by Harry Glicken one day before the 1980 eruption, taken from the spot where David A. Johnston died the following day (today known as Johnston Ridge)

Harry Glicken (1958 – 1991, nickname The Glick) was a volcanologist who was killed on 3 June 1991 by a pyroclastic flow on Mount Unzen in Japan. Also killed were forty-two other scientists and journalists, including volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft.

Glicken was scheduled to observe Mount St. Helens on 18 May 1980; however, he had to take the day off to attend an interview in a college in California. His replacement, David A. Johnston, was killed by the eruption of Mount St. Helens.

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