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Fire Mountains of the West

 
Fire Mountains of the West

The Cascade and Mono Lake Volcanoes (3rd ed.)


Fire Mountains of the West is a completely revised, thoroughly researched account of the volatile history and deadly potential of volcanic activity from California to southwestern British Columbia. The heart of the book is a fascinating biography of each of the major volcanoes of the West. This 6"x9" paperback has 454 pages that are packed with detailed information about these intriguing fire mountains. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Stephen L. Harris, author.
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Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade
and Mono Lake Volcanoes (3rd ed.)
Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Our Western Volcanoes: An Overview
1
    Chapter 2. Plates in Motion: The Ring of Fire, Hot Spots, and Supereruptions
19
    Chapter 3. Magma and Mountains:
        How Volcanoes Erupt and the Landforms They Build
31
    Chapter 4. Glaciers on Cascade Volcanoes: Mixing Fire and Ice
47
    Chapter 5. The Mono Lake - Long Valley Region: California's Restless Caldera
61
    Chapter 6. Lassen Peak: California's Most Recently Active Volcano
73
    Chapter 7. Mount Shasta: Mountain of Menace and Mystery
99
    Chapter 8. Medicine Lake Volcano: California's Largest Edifice
113
    Chapter 9. Mount McLoughlin: Sentinel of Southern Oregon
127
    Chapter 10. Crater Lake: Beauty Born of Fire
133
    Chapter 11. Oregon's Matterhorns: Mount Thielsen and Its Cascade Peers
157
    Chapter 12. Newberry Volcano: The West's Largest Fire Mountain
167
    Chapter 13. The Three Sisters: Oregon's Volcanic Playground
179
    Chapter 14. Mount Jefferson: Guardian of the Wilderness
201
    Chapter 15. Mount Hood: Oregon's Greatest Volcanic Threat
211
    Chapter 16. Mount Adams: The Forgotten Giant of Washington
237
    Chapter 17. Mount St. Helens: A Living Fire Mountain
257
    Chapter 18. Mount Rainier: America's Most Dangerous Volcano
299
    Chapter 19. Glacier Peak: White Goddess of the North Cascades
335
    Chapter 20. Mount Baker: Fire under Ice
347
    Chapter 21. Mount Garibaldi: The Volcano That Overlapped a Glacier
371
    Chapter 22. Glacial Ice and Volcanic Fire: Now and in the Future
379
    Chapter 23. When Mount Shasta Erupts
403
    Glossary
412
    Selected Bibliography
423
    Index
439

 

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