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  Encyclopedia: Shasta Cascade   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Shasta Cascade region of California is located in the northeastern and north-central sections of the state bordering Oregon and Nevada, north of the Central Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
The area is centered on Mount Shasta in the California Cascade Range, near the Trinity Alps.
Shasta Lake is the largest lake in California with a capacity of 4,552,000 acre-feet (5.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shasta-Cascade   (3710 words)

 The Log   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shasta Lake is home to the largest nesting population of bald eagles on one reservoir in the state of California.
Shasta Dam is among the largest dams in the world; it also forms the largest storage reservoir in California.
Shasta Dam is higher than the Washington Monument, and its spillway is three times the height of Niagra Falls.
www.thelog.com /printer/article.asp?c=2282   (592 words)

 Shasta, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shasta, 40 miles (65 km) south of the California-Oregon border is the second highest (14,161 feet, 4,317 m)mountain in the Cascade Range.
The Hotlum cone is the youngest eruptive center and forms Shasta's summit and the north and northeast flanks.
The hummocks in the foreground are debris avalanche deposits from Shasta that are between 300,000 and 380,000 years old.
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/north_america/california/shasta.html   (564 words)

 California Guide - Mount Shasta
Shasta is the second highest but perhaps the most magnificent of the volcanic peaks that form the Cascade Range, a line of isolated mountains that stretch from Lassen Peak all the way to the Canadian border.
Location: Shasta is a volcano but is not active - the last eruption was around 1800 though various hot springs and sulphur vents in the locality hint of continuing subterranean energy.
It starts at the north edge of Mt. Shasta town and is quite straight at first, passing one campsite then becomes steeper and more bendy, with frequent overlooks, and finishes at a large parking area.
www.americansouthwest.net /california/mount_shasta   (586 words)

 Secrets of Shasta
Shasta is staggeringly beautiful – a colossal cone, frosted by snowfields and fluted by gray volcanic rock.
One of the southernmost volcanoes in the Cascade Range, Shasta is a giant among peaks, ascending to 14,162 feet.
Viewed from so close, Shasta's summit is rocky and sharp-edged, and its volcanic origins were obvious to John Muir, who described Shasta as "a fire mountain, created by a succession of eruptions of ashes and molten lava."
www.sunset.com /sunset/Premium/Travel/2001/06-Jun/Shasta0601/Shasta0601main.html   (809 words)

 Useful information of California | Tourism in California | Shasta Cascade
In the Northeast of the state is one of the most beautiful and intact regions, full of cascades, rivers, forests, lakes and mountains.
Shasta Cascade, with a population smaller to 250,000 people and a extension similar to the Ohio state, has some of the most impressive landscapes of California.
The commune of Redding, in the borders of the Sacramento river, is the centre of the region.
www.sprachcaffe-kalifornien.com /reco_shas.html   (209 words)

 Cascade Range on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Helens erupted in 1980 in one of the greatest volcanic explosions in U.S. history, and Lassen Peak, 10,457 ft (3,187 m) high, in Lassen Volcanic National Park, is still active.
Rainier (14,410 ft/4,392 m), in Mount Rainier National Park, is the highest point in the Cascades; Mt. Shasta and Mt. Hood are other prominent peaks.
Of the many lakes in the Cascades, Crater Lake, in Crater Lake National Park, and Lake Chelan, in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, are the most famous.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/CascadeR1.asp   (606 words)

 Mount Shasta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Rainier edges it out by 249 feet as the highest peak in the Cascade Range, and a handful of Sierra Nevada peaks far to the south are the highest in California by a little.
Shasta has a sattelite summit on its east side, a subsidiary volcanic cone called Shastina (12,330'/3758m) analogous to Rainier's Little Tahoma.
Shasta offers a wide variety of routes, but by far the easiest and most popular is the non-technical south side route via Avalanche Gully.
www.peakbagger.com /peak.aspx?pid=2477   (579 words)

 The Shasta Cascade Visitor - Shasta County: Redding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shasta County lies at the heart of the eight-county Shasta Cascade region.
Within the county's borders are Shasta Lake, Whiskeytown Lake, several smaller lakes, Lassen Volcanic National Park, four state parks and the region's largest city, Redding.
Just north of Redding is Shasta Lake, an immense body of water that draws boaters, anglers and campers from throughout the west.
www.visitormags.com /shastacascade/features/SHASTA_Redding.html   (466 words)

 SHASTA LAKE INFO - ShastaLake.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Shasta Damboree is an annual springtime event held in Shasta Lake, California that celebrates the construction of Shasta Dam.
Shasta is the second largest and tallest concrete dam in the United States.
Shasta Caverns began forming over 250 million years ago in the massive limestone of the Grey Rocks visible from Interstate 5.
www.shastalake.com   (2564 words)

 Wildernet - Shasta Cascade Region
Description - The Shasta Cascade Region is a land of dense conifer forests, volcanic landscapes, and few people.
Man-made Shasta Lake seems close to the region's main artery, but this houseboating and waterskiing mecca actually has 370 miles of hidden shoreline to explore, which means it doesn't take long to leave the freeway far behind.
Location - The Shasta Cascade Region is located in the northeastern corner of California, bordering both Nevada and Oregon.
www.wildernet.com /pages/area.cfm?areaID=CATRSC&CU_ID=157   (784 words)

 Shasta Dam on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Its reservoir, Shasta Lake, 46 sq mi (119 sq km), is formed by the impounded waters of the Sacramento, Pit, and McCloud rivers.
McCloud River Indians to hold war dance at Shasta Dam.
Shasta cascade: explore the wealth of natural and historical wonders in this "Old West" region.(Special Advertising Feature)(Advertisement)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/ShastaD1a.asp   (311 words)

 Mount Shasta, California (Mountains)
Mount Shasta is the second highest volcano in the United States.
The City of Mount Shasta is nestled at the foot of beautiful mountain and is located in Siskiyou County, within the Shasta Cascade Region, between Weed and Dunsmuir along Interstate 5.
The community of Mount Shasta is nestled at the foot of beautiful Mount Shasta located in Siskiyou...
www.ohwy.com /ca/m/mtshasta.htm   (184 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The -} {+ (b) The +} County of Shasta shall expend not more than 1 percent of the appropriation made in subdivision (a) to pay for the administrative costs of purchasing emergency response equipment for the Shasta Cascade Hazardous Materials Response Team.
This act is an urgency statute necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go into immediate effect.
The facts constituting the necessity are: So that the Shasta Cascade Hazardous Materials Response Team may receive adequate funding to carry out emergency response to hazardous materials accidents and releases in the seven northern counties of Emergency Planning District III, it is necessary that this act take effect immediately.
www.sen.ca.gov /leginfo/BILL-6-DEC-1998/CURRENT/SB/FROM0200/SB0274/T990421.TXT   (295 words)

 GORP - 40 Top Trails in Northern California's National Forests - Biking Shasta-Cascade
The Shasta Cascade region contains seven national forests, numerous national and state parks, the Trinity Alps and the California Cascade range—including two giant glaciated volcanoes, the dormant 14,162 foot Mt. Shasta and the still active 10,457-foot Lassen Peak.
With a population of less than 450,000, it is difficult to believe that this area could be part of one of the most populated states in the nation, California.
The Shasta Cascade is where people go to get away from the frantic city pace, appealing to those who like a leisurely approach to the outdoors as well as those who enjoy adventure.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_forest/ca/bik_ncal.htm   (418 words)

 Shasta County Economic Development Partners and Resources Directory from SCEDD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shasta County is the economic, educational, medical and services hub of the northern California region.
As the gateway to the Shasta Trinity National Recreation area, Shasta County offers a multitude of recreation activities and a strategic business location on Interstate 5 equidistant between Los Angeles and Seattle.
Shasta County's positive business climate is a result of broad based community support and local and state incentive programs that include California's largest Enterprise Zone.
www.scedd.org /shasta.asp   (797 words)

 Bass Club Digest Article
When they saw their home water's largemouth population declining due to droughts and lake drawdowns, the Shasta Cascade Bass Anglers decided to do something about it.
The Shasta Cascade folks have it down to a science when it comes to conservation and habitat projects.
In 1984 the Shasta County chapter of Special Olympics became the official club charity project.
members.aol.com /scbanglers/article.htm   (1007 words)

 Shasta SHP
These ruins and some of the nearby roads, cottages, and cemeteries are all silent but eloquent vestiges of the intense activity that was centered here during the California gold rush.
Iron shutters still swing on massive, old, iron hinges before the doors and windows of grass-filled, roofless buildings that once were crowded with merchandise, and alive with the human sounds of business, trade, and social endeavor.
The County Courthouse is restored to its 1861 appearance, the year when it was converted from commercial uses to become the Shasta County Courthouse.
www.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=456   (265 words)

 Shasta Cascade -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Shasta Cascade -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Mount Shasta is a dormant (A mountain formed by volcanic material) volcano, nearby (Click link for more info and facts about Lassen Peak) Lassen Peak is recently active.
Geologically, this region is similar to the main (A mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range) Cascade Range, dominated by (The phenomena associated with volcanic activity) volcanism.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sh/shasta_cascade.htm   (77 words)

 Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The "Bear" Facts: The Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau, Shasta Cascade Educational Foundation, Shasta County Arts Council, and VIVA Downtown Redding are working together to help celebrate public art in Redding and increase tourist dollars.
A live auction of these "collectible" pieces of art, benefiting the Shasta Cascade Educational Foundation, Shasta County Arts Council, and VIVA Downtown will be held at the end of the display period in October.
Heavy marketing by the Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association will highlight the artists' work by placing articles in Sunset and Via magazines, in newspapers around the West, through promotions at trade shows, on the Internet, and in a display and brochure/map at the California Welcome Center in Anderson.
www.ci.redding.ca.us /convcenter/news_july_2002.htm   (1111 words)

 Maps, Mementos, Memorabilia, and Miscellaneous
Also, spread out across the middle two pages is an artist's drawing of the "new" Shasta Lake (printing date of this brochure was 6/1/46; the first train to use the new line around the lake made the trip on March 15, 1942).
Printing date for the brochure on the left is 8-8-50, and shows the train at Cascade Summit being pulled by Daylight E's, while the printing date for the brochure on the right is 10-27-63, and now shows "Bloody-Nose" E's.
A 54-page, 4" x 6" booklet that was apparently printed prior to the completion of the Cascade Line (1926), since the line is incomplete between Oakridge and Kirk.
shastaroute.railfan.net /Maps.html   (1880 words)

 Shasta County, California
Picturesque Shasta County, located at the northern end of California's Sacramento Valley, is known for its colorful history, abundant natural wonders and unlimited recreational opportunities.
Massive Shasta Lake is to the north, Whiskeytown Lake is to the west, Mt. Shasta, Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Trinity Alps are nearby.
No matter what your taste, Shasta County offers some of the finest recreational activities in the world.
www.shastacascade.org /shasta/shpage.htm   (209 words)

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