Mount Shasta is located 40 miles south of the Oregon-California border and halfway between the state's border with Nevada and the Pacific Ocean. With a peak of 9,822 feet, Mount Shasta is fifth highest mountain in Califo... More »

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Mount Shasta's magma is composed of basalts and basaltic andesite. These two types of magma are very runny, forming large shield cones and steep, loose tephra cones. The basaltic andesites at Mount Shasta are unusually r... More »

Mount Shasta, located in Northern California, is most easily climbed between late May and early June when a light snow cover makes the terrain more accessible to a wider variety of climbers. All climbers planning to hike... More »

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Mount Shasta, located in Northern California, is most easily climbed between late May and early June when a light snow cover makes the terrain more accessible to a wider variety of climbers. All climbers planning to hike... More »

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One of the major rivers in Washington state is the Columbia River, which begins in Canada and snakes down through the entire state, creating much of Washington’s natural border with Oregon before flowing out to the Pacif... More »

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According to the National Park Service, the cave is located in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Southeastern Nevada and Northwestern Arizona. In 1925, archaeologist Mark Harrington and paleontologist James Thurs... More »

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The City of Las Vegas is located in Clark County, Nevada. While there are casinos and hotels in the city, the majority of gaming establishments are located on the Las Vegas Strip, just outside the city. More »

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