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.
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Cascade Range

n
(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)
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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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The Cascade Range can easily accommodate three times as many goats as its current population, Harris said, and he expects the new arrivals will eventually flourish in their ancestral land.
Forest Service biologist John Rohrer, who had been live-trapping wolverines in Washington's northern Cascade Range every winter since 2006.
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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.
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