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Mont Shasta, volcan majestueux et montagne magique By Raymond MATABOSCH
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Situé à l'extrémité Sud de l'arc volcanique des Cascades, - aussi appelé arc des Cascades -, dans le comté de Siskiyou, en Californie, le Mont Sisson,... More > jusqu'en 1922, ou Mont Shasta, - en langue Karuk : Úytaahkoo ou « Montagne Blanche » -, plafonne à 4.322 mètres d'altitude. Deuxième plus haut sommet, après le Mont Rainier, - 4.392 mètres -, du Cascade Range et cinquième point culminant de « la République du drapeau à l'ours », - Mont Whitney, 4.421 mètres, Mont Williamson, 4.390 mètres, North Palisade, 4.341 mètres -, le complexe vulcanien, comparable aux édifices massifs tels le Fuji-san, - Japon -, ou le Cotopaxi, - Équateur -, avec un cubage estimé à 350 kilomètres cubes, est les plus volumineux stratovolcan de l'arc volcanique des Cascades. A l'origine, vers 1,8 Million d'années, volcan bouclier, c'est un complexe stratovolcanique massif, - cônes : Hotlum Cone, Cinder Cone, Everitt Hill Shield volcano, Ash Creek Butte Shield volcano, Signal butte Cone et Spring Hill Con ; et dômes Black Butte...< Less
The Silverado Squatters By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are, indeed, many higher; there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who... More > lives upon its sides. Mount Saint Helena soon becomes a centre of interest.... From its summit you must have an excellent lesson of geography: seeing, to the south, San Francisco Bay, with Tamalpais on the one hand and Monte Diablo on the other; to the west and thirty miles away, the open ocean; eastward, across the cornlands and thick tule swamps of Sacramento Valley, to where the Central Pacific railroad begins to climb the sides of the Sierras; and northward, for what I know, the white head of Shasta looking down on Oregon. Three counties, Napa County, Lake County, and Sonoma County, march across its cliffy shoulders. Its naked peak stands nearly four thousand five hundred feet above the sea; its sides are fringed with forest; and the soil, where it is bare, glows warm with cinnabar.< Less
The Silverado Squatters By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The scene of this little book is on a high mountain... It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who lives upon its sides. Mount Saint Helena soon becomes a centre of... More > interest. It is the Mont Blanc of one section of the Californian Coast Range, none of its near neighbours rising to one-half its altitude.... It feeds in the spring-time many splashing brooks. From its summit you must have an excellent lesson of geography: seeing, to the south, San Francisco Bay,...; eastward, across the cornlands and thick tule swamps of Sacramento Valley, to where the Central Pacific railroad begins to climb the sides of the Sierras; and northward, for what I know, the white head of Shasta looking down on Oregon. Three counties, Napa County, Lake County, and Sonoma County, march across its cliffy shoulders. Its naked peak stands nearly four thousand five hundred feet above the sea; its sides are fringed with forest; and the soil, where it is bare, glows warm with cinnabar.< Less

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