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  Cascade is located in Long Valley in the central Idaho mountains along Cascade Lake
Cascade is located in Long Valley in the central Idaho mountains between the beautiful North Fork of the Payette River (known for its world class kayaking) and Cascade Lake.
Cascade is the gateway to the Frank Church Wilderness Area.
Cascade is home to approximately 1,050 permanent residents and it is the county seat for Valley County.
www.cascaderealestate.com /Html/cascade.htm   (768 words)

  
  Cascade Range - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cascade Range is a mountainous region famous for its chain of tall volcanoes called the High Cascades that run north-south along the west coast of North America from British Columbia to the Shasta Cascade area of northern California.
The Cascades are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the ring of volcanoes around the Pacific Ocean.
Before long, the great white-capped mountains that loomed above the rapids were called the "mountains by the cascades" and later simply as the "Cascades" (the earliest attested use of this name is in the writings of botanist David Douglas).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cascade_Range   (1873 words)

  
 CASCADE MOUNTAINS - LoveToKnow Article on CASCADE MOUNTAINS
The slopes of the Cascades, particularly on the west, which has a very much moister climate than the eastern slope, are clothed with magnificent forests, chiefly of coniferous evergreens: firs, pine, tamarack and cedar.
In 1910 the mountain forests were largely included in ten national forest reserves, with a total area of nearly 16,000,000 acres, extending from the northern boundary of Washington to the southern boundary of Oregon.
The magnificent forest cloak, splendid peaks, great open mountain plateau pastures, and exquisite lakes embosomed in mountain fastnesses and forest gloom,, give variety to the scenery, which is often grand, and throughout the range indescribably beautiful, though perhaps not equal to the Sierra Nevada in splended light and color.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CASCADE_MOUNTAINS.htm   (526 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-21)
The Cascade Mountains extend for approximately 700 miles in a north-south direction from northern California through Oregon and Washington State, and for a short distance into British Columbia.
Although Microsoft's Encarta and Encarta World Atlas both describe the Cascades as being a northern continuation of the Sierra Nevada Mountains I'm informed by Donald Mark (dlmark@mind.net) that this is not the case.
Rainfall levels are high to the west of the Cascades and in the mountains themselves.
www.grouptravels.com /usa_can/usa/cascade.htm   (232 words)

  
 North Cascades National Park
Mountain climbing clubs, such as the Mountaineers and the Mazamas from Oregon, focused on the area and by 1942 all of the peaks in the park had been scaled.
Unlike most sections of the Southern Cascade mountains, which are volcanic and sedimentary in origin, the Northern Cascades are granitic and metamorphic in nature, formed by the uplift resulting from the collision of plates of the earth's crust.
Actually, the Cascade peaks in the park act as a "rain shield" and create a large difference between the amount of rain received in the western portion of the park (about 110 inches per year) and in the east (35 inches per year).
www.shannontech.com /ParkVision/NorthCascade/NorthCascade.html   (2257 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-21)
The Cascade Mountains, also called the Cascades, extend for approximately seven hundred miles roughly in a north-south direction from northern California through Oregon and Washington State, and for a short distance into British Columbia.
Although Microsoft's Encarta and Encarta World Atlas both describe the Cascades as being a northern continuation of the Sierra Nevada Mountains I'm informed by Donald Mark (dlmark@mind.net) that this is not the case.
The Cascades are not an extension of the Sierra Nevadas.
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/usa/cascade.htm   (448 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington photo/picture gallery featuring Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens, and the Three ...
The summit of the Cascades is about 200 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean and captures most of the rainfall and snow that gets past the coastal mountain ranges.
The western slopes of the Cascades are famous for their vast forests of Douglas fir, western red cedar, and hemlock trees.
The Cascades are home to several National Parks and Monuments, including Mount Rainer NP, Crater Lake NP, Lassen Volcanic NP, North Cascades NP, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, and the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.
www.ashcreekimages.com /CascadeThumbs.html   (862 words)

  
 Planning a Cascade Mountains Trip? Hiking & Camping Information.
The Cascade Mountains form a beautiful 700 mile range running north to British Columbia, Canada and south through Washington and Oregon to California dividing west from east.
The most active volcanoes in the Cascade Mountains are in Northern Oregon and Washington with Mount St Helens having the most recent eruptions between 1980 and 1984.
The Cascade Loop runs through the Cascade Mountains: If you're looking to add some scenic driving and town life to your travel plans this is a place to start.
www.hiking-gear-and-equipment-used-for-camping.com /cascade-mountains.html   (2041 words)

  
 GO 326/ES 767 Cascade volcanism
The Cascade Mountains consist of several active volcanoes (triangles) as well as many volcanic centers that were active during the late Tertiary and Quaternary.
Magma of the Cascades is generated by partial melting along the subduction zone.
Mount Shasta is the queen of the Cascade volcanic peaks.
academic.emporia.edu /aberjame/tectonic/cascade/cascade.htm   (1524 words)

  
 Planning a Cascade Mountains Trip? Hiking & Camping Information.
The most active volcanoes in the Cascade Mountains are in Northern Oregon and Washington with Mount St Helens having the most recent eruptions between 1980 and 1984.
The highest peak in the Cascade Mountains is Mt. Rainier at 14,410 feet.
The snowfall is extremely heavy in the mountains, Mount Baker set a new world record in 1998-1999 for a total of 95 feet (29 meters) of snow between October and September.
hiking-gear-and-equipment-used-for-camping.com /cascade-mountains.html   (2033 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains
All things here seem to drone with the element of perfectness; that is, everything here lies in a state of happiness unprovoked.
The whispering winds carress the lush plumage of the trees that grow unharmed; the mountains majesty tower in a tremendous glory, and sunny valleys give the equines room to stretch their legs..
The cascades from the depths of the peaks flow down in a glorious manner, then slither through the prosperous forests until they reach the great lake, whom carries the clearest and most identical reflection of the sky and peak's glamour..
www.angelfire.com /ill/cascade_mountains/index.html   (145 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains, Washington Apartments for rent Cascade Mountains apartment rentals, Cascade Mountains furnished ...
Cascade Mountains, Washington Apartments for rent Cascade Mountains apartment rentals, Cascade Mountains furnished apartments to rent.
Cascade Mountains apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Cascade Mountains owners, property managers and roommates.
Cascade Mountains apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Cascade Mountains renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /City_Rentals/CascadeMountains_Rentals.asp   (216 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains - Hotels - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-21)
The Banff Rocky Mountain Resort is nestled at the base of picturesque Rundle and Cascade Mountains in Banff National Park.
The Cascades Lodge is a AAA 3 Diamond hotel located at the base of Killington Mountain.
Sunriver Resort is located in the high desert on the east side of the Cascade Mountain range in Central Oregon.
www.nextag.com /goto.jsp?p=169&search=cascade+mountains&node=2703100   (355 words)

  
 Cascade Mountain - Canadian Rockies - Canada's Mountains
As for the Mountain; my whole life, every time I passed through Banff, I always looked up at the pyramid of Cascade Mountain with awe.
Cascade is a wonderful mountain, the object of many an artist.
Find out more about Cascade Mountain at peakfinder.com a database of information on all of the named mountains in the Canadian Rockies.
www.canadasmountains.com /cascade_mountain.htm   (464 words)

  
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Because the northern Cascade Range was considered by many an area of national significance and deemed worthy of preservation for its exceptional resources, a sizable portion of the area was included as a unit of the National Park System.
The highest parts of the mountain are protected as the Mount Shasta Wilderness which includes seven separate glaciers and a variety of volcanic features.
The Okanogan Highlands province is situated east of the Cascade Range and north of the Columbia Basin.
www.lycos.com /info/cascade-range--mountains.html   (591 words)

  
 cascade mountain region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-21)
… Washington Cascades, part of the Cascade Mountain Range which … this lengthy range of forested mountains is roughly … The three regions are briefly described below …
Kiamath Mountains, Regional Hydraulic Geometry Curves of the South Umpqua Area in Southwestern Oregon.
… The Cascade Mountain subregion extends north-south through the entire region separating the … as the North Cascades with a significant area near the …
www.bluemountainschool.org /cascade-mountain-region.html   (226 words)

  
 From Rainforest to Grassland, Cascade Forest
There is evidence, too, of the old forest that once was here: broad stumps-some four to five feet in diameter-of logged trees are common and large downed trunks now serving as old nurse logs are scattered among the standing young forest.
On the western slopes of the Cascade Mountains, the forest communities are not very different from those we examined on the Olympic Peninsula.
Many common understory plants of the coastal forest and Olympic temperate rainforest are also frequently encountered in the forests of the western slope of the Cascade Mountains.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~wsherb/edpages/raingrass/cascadeforest.html   (493 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-07-21)
The Cascade Mountains rise to heights of nominally 6000-8000 feet above sea level and extend from British Columbia, Canada, through Washington and Oregon, and to Mt. Shasta and Mt Lassen in Northern California.
This mountain chain is the first barrier to the inland flow of air from the Pacific Ocean and drains the moisture from that air in the form of rainfall and snow.
At the southern end of the Cascades is Mt.
www.rodjules.com /cascade_mountains.php   (250 words)

  
 North Cascades National Park - Areaparks.com
North Cascades National Park Service Complex contains the heart of this mountainous region in three park units which are all managed as one and include North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas.
It was the home to many Native American tribes and a trade gateway between the Plateau tribes to the east and the Coast Salish tribes to the west.
Note that State Route 20 (North Cascades Scenic Highway), the major access to Ross Lake NRA, is partially closed from approximately mid-November to mid-April.
northcascades.areaparks.com   (279 words)

  
 Cascade Tunnel Poster
A time capsule containing remnants of the Cascade Tunnel's 50th Anniversary observance and other memorabilia from the building of the longest tunnel in the Western Hemisphere was buried Wednesday at the eastern entrance to the tunnel.
Then the vault lid was sealed with hot wax and the floor was re-concreted to wait for the 100th anniversary.
The Cascade Tunnel is one of the longest railroad tunnels in the United States, built by the Great Northern railroad, located in central Washington about 60 miles (100 km) east of Seattle.
www.tinynet.com /cascade.html   (969 words)

  
 Washington Cascades Travel Guide.
The Washington Cascades, part of the Cascade Mountain Range which extends from British Columbia to California, offer hundreds of miles of hiking, snow-shoeing, skiing and cross-country skiing trails; many ski resorts; and countless opportunities for camping, backpacking and mountain climbing in one of the world's most beautiful and accessible mountain ranges.
The North Cascades defining features are Mount Baker, the North Cascades National Park, several National Wilderness Areas, the Ross Lake National Recreation Area and the Chelan Lake National Recreation Area.
The Central Cascades offer an extensive array of outdoor recreational activities less than two hours by car from Seattle, making the area a popular playground for hiking, backpacking, climbing and skiing for one of the Pacific Northwest's largest metropolitan centers.
www.gonorthwest.com /Washington/cascades/Cascades_wa.htm   (282 words)

  
 Cascade Range - Peakware World Mountain Encyclcopedia
The Cascade Range is the interior range of the Pacific Northwestern United States.
There are also many non-volcanic mountains in the range, most notably in the North Cascades of Washington, a 150-mile stretch of mountains south of the Canadian border.
In addition to the heavy winter snows, the North Cascades are notorious for their low clouds and heavy warm weather rains.
www.peakware.com /areas.html?a=293   (342 words)

  
 Cascades California Travel & Vacation Guide
The Cascades are an immense West Coast mountain range, containing some of the most beautiful terrain in the west.
The Shasta Cascades are the centerpiece of a vast untapped area of northern California.
Lovers of the outdoors can explore the rivers, mountains, and forests of this pristine area, from Redding north to the border north, east, and south.
www.go-california.com /Cascade-Mountains   (135 words)

  
 Vancouver's Landscape - Cascade Mountains
The Cascade Mountains, in southeastern corner of the map area, consist mainly of metamorphosed sedimentary and volcanic rocks.
Rugged, high peaks of the Cascade Mountains stood above the surface of the ancient ice sheet that covered British Columbia and therefore have retained their craggy shape.
In contrast, the lower, rounded ridge in the foreground was overridden and eroded by the flowing ice.
gsc.nrcan.gc.ca /urbgeo/vanland/cascade_e.php   (226 words)

  
 Cascade Mountains, Oregon (Mountains)
Crater Lake near the California border is formed by the caldera of an ancient Cascades volcano that erupted thousands of years ago.
Lyons is a small town nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and located in Linn County...
The Cascade province is actually made up of two volcanic regions, the older, broader, and deeply...
www.ohwy.com /or/c/cascamtn.htm   (221 words)

  
 Motorcycle Tour Through The Cascade Mountains of Washington State - Motorcycle Cruiser
The state's engaging charms, its voluptuous mountains and provocative coastline are regularly cloaked in thick, unflattering gray, inviting further ignorance.
The Cascades are a fragment of the infamous Ring of Fire, which also torments Japan and the Hawaiian Islands.
In the western shadow of the looming Cascades, we discovered Snohomish and Monroe, towns born to lumber and farming in the 18th century, and later adopted by America's premier foster parents -- nostalgia and tourism.
www.motorcyclecruiser.com /rideanddest/cascade_mountains_washington   (1255 words)

  
 Western Cascade Mountains and Rivers
We got out to see the western Cascade Mountains while we were in the Eugene Oregon area for some service work on our motorhome.
This western part of the Cascades that we explored is east of the Eugene/Springfield downtown centers.
This Cascade Mountain peak has a sharp jagged look due to its volcanic structure and glacial activity.
www.your-rv-lifestyle.com /cascade-mountains.html   (1021 words)

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