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Cascade Range   /kæskˈeɪd reɪndʒ/   Listen
Cascade Range

noun
1.
A mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range.  Synonyms: Cascade Mountains, Cascades.






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"Cascade Range" Quotes from Famous Books



... of Nature here, therefore, are on no small scale, and of no small importance; and let those who have imagined—as some have been bold to say it—that there exists only one immense bed of mountains at the head-waters of the Missouri to the Cascade Range, turn their attention to this section, and let them contemplate its advantages and resources, and ask themselves, since these things exist, can it be long before public attention shall be attracted and fastened upon this heretofore ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 101, March, 1866 • Various

... the valley of the Des Chutes River to a point opposite the mountains called the Three Sisters. Here, on September 23, the party divided, Williamson and I crossing through the crater of the Three Sisters and along the western slope of the Cascade Range, until we struck the trail on McKenzie River, which led us into the Willamette Valley not far from Eugene City. We then marched down the Willamette Valley to Portland, Oregon, where we ...
— The Memoirs of General P. H. Sheridan, Complete • General Philip Henry Sheridan

... lying between the Bed River and the Cascade range of mountains possesses, to some extent, a climate little inferior in healthfulness to that of Minnesota itself. The same dry, westerly winds sweep over it, and are even more marked in their continental character. Invalids ...
— Minnesota; Its Character and Climate • Ledyard Bill



Words linked to "Cascade Range" :   Coast Range, northwest, Mount Adams, Coast Mountains, chain, Mount Saint Helens, Mt. Ranier, mountain chain, Ranier, northwestern United States, Mount Tacoma, Cascade Mountains, range of mountains, Adams, Mount Ranier, Cascades, range, mountain range, Mount St. Helens, chain of mountains, Mt. St. Helens



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