Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes

Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes


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Here are the Cascade volcanoes from one end of the range to the other. Harris carefully portrays each of the big Cascade volcanoes, reviews its history, and appraises its prospects for future eruption.

From the back cover: "The 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens provided a deadly reminder of the tremendous forces that continue to shape North America's western landscape. Fire Mountains of the West tells the geologic stories of each of the Cascade and Mono Lake volcanoes... Engaging and nontechnical, this generously illustrated guide includes information on how to explore each volcanic peak--from Mammoth Mountain in California to Garibaldi in British Columbia--and describes the specific hazards we face while living in the Pacific's 'Ring of Fire.'"

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