Cascade Range


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Cas·cade Range

(kăs-kād′)
A mountain chain of western Canada and the United States extending about 1,100 km (700 mi) south from British Columbia through western Washington and Oregon to northern California, where it joins the Sierra Nevada. Mount Rainier, 4,392 m (14,411 ft), is the highest peak and one of many snow-capped volcanic cones in the range.

Cascade Range

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(Placename) a chain of mountains in the US and Canada: a continuation of the Sierra Nevada range from N California through Oregon and Washington to British Columbia. Highest peak: Mount Rainier, 4392 m (14 408 ft)

Cascade′ Range′


n.
a mountain range extending from N California to W Canada. Highest peak, Mt. Rainier, 14,408 ft. (4322 m).
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Noun1.Cascade Range - a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern CaliforniaCascade Range - a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range
Northwest, northwestern United States - the northwestern region of the United States
Mount Saint Helens, Mount St. Helens, Mt. St. Helens - an active volcano in the Cascade Range in southwestern Washington; erupted violently in 1980 after 123 years of inactivity
Mount Adams, Adams - a mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high)
Coast Mountains, Coast Range - a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California
Mount Ranier, Mount Tacoma, Mt. Ranier, Ranier - a mountain peak in central Washington; highest peak in the Cascade Range; (14,410 feet high)
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WM also provides water for mule deer and birds, which is particularly important since the landfill is in the "rain shadow" of the Cascade Range.
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The 10 day-long and multi-day field trips accompany the Geological Society of America's October 2017 annual meeting in Seattle, and explore the Puget lowland, Cascade Range and east slope, and Columbia River Basin and western Idaho.
It is an ecological crossroads in an area of unique geology, biology, climate, and iconic American landscapes the place where the volcanoes of the Cascade Range, plants and animals of the Basin and Range Province, and the world-renowned biodiversity of the Klamath-Siskiyou mountain block come together.
Bend, located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range in Eastern Oregon, is not only one of the best places to live but has stunning array of fall foliage.
These volcanic peaks are in the Cascade Range, exceed 10,000 feet in elevation, and are nothing short of spectacular.
Dhu-AlQa'dah 12, 1436, August 27, 2015, SPA -- Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range hurt air quality Wednesday and hampered efforts by crews battling the flames in Washington state, according to AP.
Having had a metaphorical mountain to climb, only to fall down again and again, Mark decides that climbing a real one - Mt Rainier, the highest mountain in the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, 50 miles south of Seattle - should be his final challenge.
In the Pacific Northwest, Cope's Giant Salamander, Dicamptodon copei, occurs on the Olympic peninsula, in the Willapa Hills and the western slope of the Cascade Range (Cascades) in Washington, and then across the Columbia River into the northernmost Cascades and the northwest corner (Coast Range) of Oregon.
In Oregon, a firefighter battling a 100-acre blaze in the southern Cascade Range died in a fall while on a break.
The Cascade Range may have been named for its countless waterfalls, but its true calling card has to be its rugged, crumpled peaks--the Liberty Bells, the Seven-Fingered Jacks, the Steamboat Prows--all rising abruptly from deeply carved valleys and cleaving the Far West into Farther and Farthest.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range -- and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world.