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  Mount Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Adams is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Range and the second highest mountain in the Pacific Northwest of the United States (Mount Rainier is the tallest).
Mount Hood, in fact, was designated by Kelley to be renamed after President John Adams but a mistake by a mapmaker placed the Mount Adams name north of Mt. Hood and about 40 miles (60 km) east of Mt. St.
Adams is made of several overlapping cones that together form an 18 mile (29 km) diameter base which is elongated in a north-south direction and covers an area of 250 mile² (650 km²).
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 Mount Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adams' asymmetrical and broad body raises a mile and a half (2.4 km) above the Cascade crest and its nearly flat summit looks as if the volcano was decapitated (which it in fact has not been).
Adams is made of several overlapping cones that together form an 18 mile (29 km) diameter base which is elongated in a north-south direction and covers an area of 250 mile² (650 km²).
Mount Adams was created by the subduction of the Juan de Fuca plate, which is located just off the coastline in the Pacific Northwest.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mount_Adams   (1737 words)

  
 Mount Adams Paper
Mount Adams is part of the High Cascade volcanic chain, which runs from Northern California to the south, up through Oregon and Washington, and finally to one last volcano across the border in southern British Columbia.
The summit of Mount Adams is nearly a mile wide north to south, and the true summit of the mountain is called the Pinnacle, which lies on the northwest end of the cone (far left of the upper right photo) (Harris, 195).
Mount Adams is host to ten glaciers, five of which originate and precipitate from the summit area, while the other five find homes lower on the flanks of the mountain in ancient Pleistocene glacial cirques and trenches.
web.pdx.edu /~slade/Mount_Adams.htm   (4298 words)

  
 Cascade Peaks: Lassen Peak
Mount Adams from the south, slightly west — from the grounds of the Trout Lake High School.
However, Mount Adams' eruptions have mostly been quiet lava flows or small debris flows, so these towns, about 40-50 miles to the south of Mount Adams, are probably not threatened.
Mount Adams is referred to as the "forgotten giant of Washington." It was not explored until early in the 20th century, and not explored scientifically until the 1980's.
www.mind.net /dlmark/cadams.htm   (309 words)

  
 Mount Adams, Washington (Mountains)
Although less familiar to many people due to its remote location, Mount Adams, at 12,276, is actually higher than the more famous mounts Baker, St Helens, and Hood, and is the second highest peak in the Cascade range.
The surrounding area forms the Mount Adams Wilderness.
Mount Adams is one of five volcanos in Washington's Washington's Cascade Mountains.
www.ohwy.com /wa/m/mtadams.htm   (146 words)

  
 Mt. Adams, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
East Crater is a shield volcano along the Indian Heaven volcanic field that erupted basalt during the Pleistocene epoch.
Hildreth, W., and Fierstein, J., 1985, Mount Adams: Eruptive history of an andesite-dacite stratovolcano at the focus of a fundamentally basaltic field: U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report 85-521, 44-50.
Hildreth, W., and Fierstein, J., in preparation, Geologic map of the Mount Adams volcanic field: U.S. Geological Survey.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/adams.html   (125 words)

  
 Ansel Adams Mount McKinley and Wonder Lake
Adams was in Alaska on a Guggenheim Fellowship trip (one of three that he was awarded in the years 1946, 1948 and 1959) and had been taken from McKinley station to the ranger cabin at Wonder Lake by the National Parks service.
As Adams was traveling back home, he was unloading his gear from a float plane to a small launch when the case holding all of the exposed film from the trip fell into shallow water.
Mount McKinley at 20 600 feet is the highest peak in North America a fact unknown to the native inhabitants who nevertheless revered the peak they called Denali.
www.coolantarctica.com /Shop/ansel_adams/mount_mckinley_and_wonder_lake.htm   (709 words)

  
 Cascade Range   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Baker was named for Vancouver's third lieutenant, the graceful Mount St. Helens for a famous diplomat, Mount Hood was named in honor of Samuel Hood, 1st Viscount Hood (an admiral of the Royal Navy) and the tallest Cascade, Mount Rainier, is the namesake of Admiral Peter Rainier.
Mount Rainier (southeast of Tacoma, Washington) - highest peak in the Cascades, it dominates the surrounding landscape.
Mount Rainier National Park surrounds the Cascades' tallest volcano, Mount Rainier, which in turn is shrouded in the largest glacier system in the United States south of Alaska.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Cascade-Range.htm   (1891 words)

  
 Mount Adams Volcanic Activity
Mount Adams, one of the largest volcanoes in the Cascade Range, dominates the Mount Adams volcanic field in Skamania, Yakima, Klickitat, and Lewis counties and the Yakima Indian Reservation of south-central Washington.
Mount Adams is second in eruptive volume only to Mount Shasta, and it far surpasses its loftier neighbor Mount Rainier (which is perched on a pedestal of Miocene granodiorite).
Even though Mount Adams is a meager tephra producer, the region around Mount Adams has the highest probability of tephra fall of anywhere in the western conterminous United States, owing to its location just downwind of Mount St. Helens.
www.pep-c.org /mountadams   (741 words)

  
 Mount Washington Observatory: Visitor Information: The Presidential Range   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Adams, named in honor of the nation's second president, is the second highest peak in the Northeast.
Mount Adams has earned the unusual distinction by having been identified as one of ten holy mountains of the world by a group that calls themselves the "Aetherians." The Aetherians believe that this mountain is charged with an alien force which can promote healing.
Mount Lincoln, in the Franconia Range, was named to honor Abraham Lincoln, though at least one early guidebook suggests that the name was originally given to the small summit between Mount Lafayette and today's Mount Lincoln.
www.mountwashington.org /visitor/mountains/mountains.html   (1452 words)

  
 Mt. Adams and Mt. Jefferson, NH, Hiking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Jefferson is probably the hardest 4,000 footer in winter, due to the combination of considerable distance, elevation gain and exposure to severe weather.
Mount Adams is easier, with less distance and exposure to somewhat less severe weather.
Mount Madison in winter it is probably easier to do this in a day than to carry the extra weight needed for an overnight trip, but some people do spend the night at the Valley Way campsite.
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 CVO Menu - Mount Adams Vicinity, Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Adams, Washington, as seen from Trout Lake, Washington.
In the High Cascades, Mount Adams is second in eruptive volume only to Mount Shasta, and it far surpasses its loftier neighbor Mount Rainier (which is perched on a pedestal of Miocene granodiorite).
The Mount Adams and Indian Heaven fields have been the most active recently; the Simcoe field and the Goat Rocks center have not erupted for hundreds of thousands of years.
vulcan.wr.usgs.gov /Volcanoes/Adams/Locale/framework.html   (565 words)

  
 Skiing the Cascade Volcanoes: Mount Adams
Mount Adams is the second highest peak in Washington State and the third highest in the Cascade Range.
This steep face falls from the Pinnacle (the NW summit of Adams) for nearly 3000 ft of 40-50 degree terrain.
Mount Adams from the NW in July, with the Adams Glacier at center
www.skimountaineer.com /CascadeSki/CascadeSki.php?name=Adams   (958 words)

  
 Golden Gate Photo - Washington Cascades Gallery
Mount Adams, Glacier Peak, and Mount Baker are considered dormant, last erupting over 3,500 years ago, 200-300 years ago, and in 1843, respectively.
Mount St. Helens is the most active and has the most recent eruption (1980-1985, and starting again in 2004!) of all the Cascade Volcanoes.
Mount Baker is the northernmost of the Cascade Volcanoes in the United States, lying about 15 miles (25 Km) south of the Canadian border, and 40 miles (65 Km) east of the Puget Sound.
www.goldengatephoto.com /westus/wacascade.html   (337 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Mount Adams Climbing Information
Mount Adams, situated in the eastern Cascade range, east of Mount Saint Helens and north of Mount Hood, is the second most massive and the third tallest volcano in the Cascade range.
Something to consider from Jeffrey King if you don't have time to pick up a pass: "Mount Adams is one of the few mountains where I have consistently encountered rangers hunting down individuals without volcano passes.
The Mount Adams Ranger District Office (referenced in the Red Tape section) is a good resource to call since they often have rangers hiking / climbing the mountain and will be able to report first-hand conditions.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/13   (1631 words)

  
 Mount Adams: Open-File Report 95-492 - HAZARDS
Small explosions that accompanied past lava-flow eruptions at Mount Adams and other volcanoes in the region were strong enough to hurl lava blocks from vents, and probably created clouds of tephra that rose thousands of meters into the atmosphere.
Mount Adams and nearby vents are not the only sources of volcano hazards in the region.
Owing to Mount Adams' low level of eruptive activity in the recent geologic past, scientists have not deployed instruments to detect other types of precursory activity at the volcano.
www.geo.mtu.edu /department/classes/ge404/jmshaha/adamst.html   (3059 words)

  
 matthew weaver .com | mountaineering | mount adams south side route | jul 2001   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Adams is a 12,276-foot behemoth in Washington State that lies nestled between Mount Rainier to the North and the Columbia River Gorge to the South.
Mount Adams is the second tallest mountain in Washington and the third tallest mountain in the Cascade Range (behind Mount Rainier and Mount Shasta).
Mount Adams casts a shadow on the horizon.
www.matthewweaver.com /mountaineering/mtadams0701.html   (1111 words)

  
 Mount Adams - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This article is about Mount Adams in Washington.
The guardians of the Columbia, mount Hood, mount Adams and mount St. Helens,
Postglacial Lahars and Potential Hazards in the White Salmon River System on the Southwest Flank of Mount Adams, Washington (U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 2161)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /mount_adams.htm   (1795 words)

  
 Mount Adams view threatened?
In the meantime, the councilman said he would ask that the sale of the property in Mount Adams be indefinitely postponed.
Mount Adams' overlook areas are part of what makes the neighborhood and the city such an attraction for visitors, Tokarsky said.
Businesses in Mount Adams also reap the benefits from outsiders who come up the hill for a leisurely stroll or romantic rendezvous.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2003/06/02/loc_Mt.Adams02.html   (661 words)

  
 Mt. Adams, Greater Cincinnati - GoCincinnati   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Adams is in the Cincinnati Public School district.
A few minutes to the northwest of Mt. Adams are the following hospitals: Bethesda Base, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Christ Hospital, University Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and the Jewish Hospital.
Adams has its own Community Center which offers a variety of activities.
homefinder.cincinnati.com /communities/central/mt_adams.html   (390 words)

  
 Mts. Adams,St. Helens, & Rainier   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mount Adams, Mount St. Helens, and Mount Rainier, WA on 09/20/92 from STS-47 (STS047-73-058)
This view of Mount St. Helens (46.5N, 122.0W), taken 12 years after the volcanic eruption on 18 May 1980, in which the top 1300 ft. of the 9,677 ft.
Mount Adams is just to the east and Mount Rainier is to the north.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/img_adams.html   (99 words)

  
 Adams, Leonie --  Encyclopædia Britannica
It occupies 22 square miles (57 square kilometers) at the foot of Mount Greylock, on the Hoosic River, 15 miles (24 kilometers) north of Pittsfield.
The town of North Adams is 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the north.
During his life Henry Adams was known chiefly as a historian and as a member of a great American family (see Adams Family).
www.britannica.com /eb/article?eu=3711   (791 words)

  
 Welcome to the Mt. Adams Fish House Web Site!!!
Adams Fish House, located at 940 Pavilion Avenue in historic Mt. Adams, combines both seafood and sushi with a fine dining restaurant that offers a casual atmosphere.
Recently, the Mt. Adams Fish House was honored by Cincinnati Magazine as one of the "Eight wine menus to check out." Valet parking is available Wednesday through Saturday on the St. Gregory side of the restaurant.
Currently, Mt. Adams is an urban neighborhood with an "Old World" village feeling and focus.
www.mtadamsfishhouse.com   (229 words)

  
 Photos: Mount Adams climb (August 16, 2003)
As this is a nontechnical climb we left rope and climbing gear at home and---travelling light---did it in one day rather than the usual two days.
We chose to pass Mount Rainier NP on the east side using Highway 410 (that's the same way as going to Crystal Mountain in the winter) before hitting Highway 11.
In addition, the south side of Adams is not that scenic to justify a camp---there are much more spectacular places in the cascades that I can think of.
danielarndt.com /photos/album/adams2003.php   (757 words)

  
 Mount Adams
Climbing a mountain is a good way to test yourself, and Mount Adams was one test we weren’t prepared to pass.
Mt Adams, with its summit of 12,276 feet elevation, is the second highest peak in Washington State and the third highest peak in the Cascades Range.
The summit of Mt Adams was only a few miles away and yet it was so far, it just didn’t seem possible to reach the top before our cut-off time.
www.naturalbornhikers.com /MountAdams/MountAdams.htm   (2276 words)

  
 "Montaña Mujeres", Mount Adams & "Pico Guante" || Colorado Mountains - Erin Burr & Ryan Schilling
While we descended to Mount Adams, we were struck by the amazing summits flanking South Crestone Lake.
Mount Adams' west ridge was very easy to start with, and we were making spectacular time up the mountain.
I thought it was Mount Adams at first, but then realized I was looking at his shorter brother.
www.ryananderin.org /13ers/10.16.04_adams.html   (1772 words)

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