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′


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a mountain range extending from N California to W Canada. Highest peak, Mt. Rainier, 14,408 ft. (4322 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Snow is accumulating in the Olympic and North Cascades mountains, and the five Yakima River Basin reservoirs have caught up to normal levels.
A PILOT and nine skydivers were feared dead today after a plane crashed in the US's Washington Cascades mountains.
Last fall, the unit identified a body found in the Cascades Mountains in Washington as that of a pilot whose P-38 fighter plane disappeared in 1942 and recovered the remains of two Navy aviators who had been buried in 1945 near the remote crash site of their Dauntless dive bomber.