Shasta


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Shas·ta

 (shăs′tə), Mount
A volcanic peak, 4,317 m (14,162 ft) high, of the Cascade Range in northern California north of Redding. Shasta Lake, a large reservoir formed in 1945 by the damming of the Sacramento River, is south of the mountain.
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Shas•ta

(ˈʃæs tə)

n.
Mount, a volcanic peak in N California, in the Cascade Range. 14,161 ft. (4315 m).
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Noun1.Shasta - a member of the Indian people of northern California and southern OregonShasta - a member of the Indian people of northern California and southern Oregon
Hoka, Hokan - a member of a North American Indian people speaking one of the Hokan languages
2.Shasta - a volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)Shasta - a volcanic mountain peak in the Cascade Range in northern California (14,162 feet high)
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
3.Shasta - the Shastan language spoken by the Shasta
Shastan - a group of languages of the Hokan family in California
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He talked of Honey Lake, of Shasta County, and of Humboldt.
According to the Shasta County Sheriff's office, more than 3,800 residents have been evacuated and many structures are being threatened.
According to an entry on the (https://blog.seniorennet.be/peter2011/archief.php?ID=2233516) Mutual UFO Network , a "UFO" was spotted making an escape from Mount Shasta in Siskiyou County, California.
Shasta has investments in pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, steel and cement.
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As with most natural disasters, Fitch believes the fiscal impact of the fires on rated entities in Shasta, Lake and Mendocino counties will be largely mitigated by their financial flexibility and support from federal and state governments and private insurance policies.
According to Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko, rescue teams have found the body of a person who did not evacuate despite receiving an evacuation warning, while the victim was not identified, World News reported.
The Scottish SPCA had to put down Shasta as he was unable to recover.
Shasta is lousy with volcanic rock, particularly pumice (smooth and lightweight) and its cousin, obsidian (hard and glassy).
They also started a drive to collect camping and outdoor supplies for nonprofit groups in the Shasta area, as an apology to the community.
In their journey, Shasta and his friends are caught in an impending war, end up on a harrowing ride through a desert guarded by an evil spirit, and spend a terrifying night in a cave crawling with jackals and other beasts.