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Fire mountains of the West : the Cascade and Mono Lake volcanoes

Author: Stephen L Harris
Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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For general readers or seasoned geologists, "Fire Mountains of the West" begins with an introduction to volcanoes, the processes that create them, and the glaciers that sculpt them. Includes photos, bibliography, glossary, and index. High school & older.

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Harris, Stephen L., 1937-
Fire mountains of the West.
Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2005
(DLC) 2005015629
(OCoLC)60543333
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen L Harris
OCLC Number: 681899019
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 454 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Our western volcanoes : an overview --
Plates in motion : the ring of fire, hot spots, and supereruptions --
Magma and mountains : how volcanoes erupt and the landforms they build --
Glaciers on Cascade volcanoes : mixing fire and ice --
The Mono Lake-Long Valley region : California's restless caldera --
Lassen Peak : California's most recently active volcano --
Mount Shasta : mountain of menace and mystery --
Medicine Lake volcano : California's largest volcanic edifice --
Mount McLoughlin : sentinel of southern Oregon --
Crater Lake : beauty born of fire --
Oregon's matterhorns : Mount Thielsen and its Cascade peers --
Newberry Volcano : the West's largest fire mountain --
The Three Sisters : Oregon's volcanic playground --
Mount Jefferson : guardian of the wilderness --
Mount Hood : Oregon's greatest volcanic threat --
Mount Adams : the forgotten giant of Washington --
Mount St. Helens : a living fire mountain --
Mount Rainier : America's most dangerous volcano --
Glacier Peak : white goddess of the north Cascades --
Mount Baker : fire under ice --
Mount Garibaldi : the volcano that overlapped a glacier --
Glacial ice and volcanic fire : now and in the future --
When Mount Shasta erupts.
Responsibility: Stephen L. Harris.

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For general readers or seasoned geologists, "Fire Mountains of the West" begins with an introduction to volcanoes, the processes that create them, and the glaciers that sculpt them. Includes photos, bibliography, glossary, and index. High school & older.

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