Coast Mountains


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Coast Mountains

A range of western British Columbia, Canada, and southeast Alaska extending about 1,600 km (1,000 mi) parallel to the Pacific coast. The mountains slope precipitously to the Pacific Ocean, where the shoreline is deeply indented by fjords. Mount Waddington, 4,019 m (13,186 ft), is the highest elevation in the range.

Coast Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in Canada, on the Pacific coast of British Columbia. Highest peak: Mount Waddington, 4043 m (13 266 ft)

Coast′ Moun′tains


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a mountain range in W British Columbia, Canada: N continuation of the Cascade Range.
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Noun1.Coast Mountains - a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower CaliforniaCoast Mountains - a string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California
Cascade Mountains, Cascade Range, Cascades - a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range
Mount Hubbard, Hubbard - a mountain peak in southeastern Alaska that is part of the Coast Range (14,950 feet high)
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After landing in Vancouver, a picturesque two-hour transfer up Highway 99 into the wooded Coast Mountains, brings me to Whistler.
The Village of Lillooet is located on the Fraser River in the valley of the Coast Mountains about 240 kilometres north of Vancouver.
For 5 mo in 2009, we monitored bat activity at a site proposed for a wind turbine on Grouse Mountain in the North Shore Mountains of the southern Coast Mountains in the District of North Vancouver.
Whistler is located in the spectacular Coast Mountains of British Columbia just two hour drive away from Vancouver.
00 for 13 days Ultimate Canadian Experience 14 May & 11 June 2012 This wonderful 'Trans-Canadian' holiday will enable you to see and experience for yourself the very best of this vast country, as you firstly visit some of North America's greatest cities - Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City, plus stunning Niagara Falls, before flying west to travel through the awe-inspiring Rocky Mountains to places like Banff, Jasper and iconic Lake Louise before reaching Vancouver, nestled at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, below the snowcapped Coast Mountains.
For the Coast Orogen, the pressure gradient was from the base of the crust east of the axis of the Coast Mountains to the break away caused when top to east normal shear began.
We journeyed for nearly two hours to our quaint destination in British Columbia's Coast Mountains and checked into The Adara Hotel, a 1970s boutiquestyle affair, and a great base from which to explore this pretty village.
I can almost feel it 20 storeys up in my room at the Pacific Palisades Hotel, a great vantage point for viewing the city's downtown core and the Coast Mountains beyond.
The Batholiths Continental Dynamics Project, which has taken more than three years to plan, is a geological study aimed at investigating the structure and composition of the Coast Mountains in central western British Columbia, Canada.
In North America, some positive values were reported from the North Cascade Mountains and the Juneau Ice Field together with a continued ice loss from the glaciers in the Kenai Mountains and the Alaskan Range as well as from Canada's Coast Mountains and High Arctic.
Storm-related rainfall totals by Thursday could reach 5 to 10 inches in the Cascade and Coast mountains, 3 to 6 inches along the coast, and 1 to 3 inches in the Willamette Valley, the weather service said.
The truth is, several months of workout or training is absolutely crucial for something as un-aerodynamically designed as a loon to claw its way against gravity over the tremendous heights of the Coast Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.