The upheaval of the Cascade Mountains on the E.
She reached up to unclasp her now-blonde hair, dropping it in a cascade about her shoulders.
The Cascade Range enters from Canada, trending sotithward across the international boundary through ThePacifk Washington and Oregon to latitude 41; the Sierra Ranges.
slope of the Cascade Mountains and the S.
The Chalcedony Cascade displays a variety of colours.
The Pacific Coast Transition life-zone comprises the region between the Cascade and Coast ranges in Washington and Oregon, parts of northern California, and most of the California coast region from Cape Mendocino to Santa Barbara.
high, commanding fine views of Puget Sound and its wooded islands, and parts of the Cascade and Olympic ranges.
Among them are: the Huntley project in Yellowstone county, begun in 1904 and practically completed in 1908, covering land formerly in the Crow Indian reservation, the irrigable area being 28,921 acres; the Lower Milk river project (and the subsidiary St Mary project), in Chouteau, Valley and Teton counties, by which the water of St Mary river 1 is stored and diverted to the headquarters of the Milk river to irrigate an area of 300,000 acres; the Sun river project (Teton, Lewis and Clark, Chouteau and Cascade counties), by which, as the ordinary flow of that river is already utilized for irrigation, the flood waters are stored and carried to the higher bench lands of the district; in Montana (Dawson county) and North Dakota (McKenzie county), the Lower Yellowstone project; and the Blackfeet project, to irrigate the Blackfeet reservation in Teton county.
The most prominent physical feature of the state is the Cascade mountain range, which with a N.N.E.
of the Cascade Mountains, is the most important stream lying wholly within the state.
The glaciers must have reached the sea at Cascade Point in southern Westland.
East of the Cascade Mountains the Columbia and Spokane rivers mark the boundary between the Okanogan Highlands to the northward and the Columbia plateau to the southward; The Okanogan Highlands, an outlier of the Rocky Mountains extending westward from the Coeur d'Alene Mountains in Idaho, reach heights of 5000 to 6000 ft.
The Cascade Mountains present a marked example of the effect of relief and aspect on rainfall; they rise across the path of the prevailing westerly winds not far inland from a great ocean; hence they receive an abundant rainfall (80 in.
The Northern Pacific, the first of the transcontinental roads to touch the Pacific north of San Francisco, reaches Seattle with a wide sweep to the south, crossing the Columbia river about where it is entered by the Yakima and ascending the valley of the latter to the Cascade Mountains.
The Missouri is navigable for small boats to Fort Benton in Chouteau county, but farther upstream near Great Falls, Cascade county, to which it is navigable at high water, it falls 512 ft.
Kiamath river, draining several lakes in the north-west part of the Basin Range province and traversing the Cascade Range to the Pacific, is apparently also an antecedent river.
Gypsum in Carbon county and in Cascade county is worked for plaster.
The Puget Sound Basin and the neighbouring slopes of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains are noted for their forests, consisting mainly of giant Douglas fir or Oregon pine (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), but containing also some cedar, spruce and hemlock, a smaller representation of a few other species and a dense undergrowth.
- in the southern part of Morris county - it pursues a winding north-easterly course, passing through a gap in the trap rock at Little Falls, and by means of a cascade and a mile of rapids descends 40 ft.
The principal curiosity is the Karlsburg cascade, which is placed in a broad ravine, thickly wooded on both sides.
Brand's Cascade, the finest of all, is 40 ft.
wide, and the most thickly populated portion of the state; here, therefore, the range is easily defined, but in the S., near the Rogue river, it merges apparently with the Cascade and the Sierra Nevada Mountains in a large complex group designated as the Klamath Mountains, lying partly in Oregon and partly in California, and extending from the northern extremity of the Sierra Nevada to the sea.
In the valleys between the Coast Range and the Cascade Mountains the range of temperature is much greater than it is along the coast; the absolute maximum and minimum being respectively 102° and - 2° at Portland, in the N.W., and 108° and - 4° at Ashland, in the S.W.
On the Okanogan Highlands, on the eastern foothills of the Cascade Mountains, on the Blue Mountains and on the elevated portion of the Columbia Plain which comprises the E.
The most notable exceptions are in the case of a narrow strip west of the Cascade Range and of some of the higher mountain masses.
of the Cascade Mountains and lying wholly within the state are the John Day river, which rises in the Blue Mountains and enters the Columbia 29 m.
The western half of Washington lies in the Pacific Mountains province, consisting of the Coast range and the Cascade range, separated by a broad basin known as the Sound Valley.
south of Bozeman; the Cinnabar field in south Park county; the Great Falls field in Cascade county; and the West Gallatin, the Toston and the Ruby valley fields.
It was common to those tribes east of the Rocky Mountains, in the south-west and upper Columbia; but unknown apparently among the Eskimo, along the northwest coast, and on the Pacific coast west of the Cascade range and the Sierras, except among some few Californian tribes, or here and there in Mexico and southward.
The Nam Kao enters in a cascade of nearly 200 ft.
As the winds from the ocean are deprived of their moisture on reaching the Coast and Cascade ranges, the amount of annual precipitation, which in the coast counties varies from 75 to 138 in., constantly diminishes toward the E.
The natural arch that admits one to Mammoth Cave has a span of 70 ft., and from a ledge above it a cascade leaps 59 ft.
Fruit-growing has been an increasingly important industry in the region between the Cascade and Coast Ranges and (to a less degree) east of the Cascade Range; and the cultivation of apples is especially important.
The Arid Transition life-zone comprises the western part of the Dakotas, north-eastern Montana, and irregular areas in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and western Texas, covering for the most part the eastern base of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada Mountains and the higher parts of the Great Basin and the plateaus.
The agricultural resources of the state may be considerably increased by irrigation east of the Cascade Mountains.
A few intermont areas in the north-west part of the province have outlet westward by Kla1nath river through the Cascade range and by Pitt river (upper part of the Sacramento) through the Sierra Nevada: a few basins in the south-east have outlet by the Rio Grande to the Gulf of Mexico; a much larger but still narrow medial area is drained south-westward by the Colorado to the head of the Gulf of California, where this large and very turbid river has formed an extensive delta, north of which the former head of the gulf is now cut off from the sea and laid bare by evaporation as a plain below sea-level.
foothills of the Cascade Range and in the Blue Mountains; this coal is suitable for steam and heating purposes but will not coke.
above the Dalles after pursuing a winding course of about 250 m.; and the Deschutes river, which rises on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountains, and after flowing northward for about 320 m.
slope of the Olympics and Coast range is drained by several other small rivers into the Pacific. On the Cascade Mountains, at the heads of streams, are a number of lakes of glacial origin, the largest of which is Lake Chelan on the E.
Sugar beets were first grown in Montana at Evans, Cascade county, in 1893 without irrigation.
In the former method, now commonly known as charging in cascade, the jars are insulated and the outside coating of one jar is connected to the inside coating of the next and so on for a whole series, the inside coating of the first jar and the outside coating of the last jar being the terminals of the condenser.
Iron ore, platinum, lead, quicksilver and cobalt have been obtained in the state in merchantable quantities, and there is some zinc ore in the Cascade Range.
The Hudsonian zone covers the upper slopes of the higher mountains of New England, New York and North Carolina and larger areas on the elevated slopes of the Rocky and Cascade Mountains; and on the western mountains it is the home of the mountain goat, mountain sheep, Alpine flying-squirrel, nutcracker, evening grosbeak and Townsends solitaire.
of the Cascade Mountains there is a so-called wet season, which lasts from October to March, and the summers are almost rainless.
The Cascade Mountains divide the state topographically into two sharply contrasted parts.
The counties where dry farming had been carried on on the largest scale were Missoula, Ravalli, Flathead, Cascade, Fergus and Gallatin, where cereal yields, though not nearly so large as from irrigated lands, were high compared with the average for the country.
From the coast to the eastern base of the Cascade Mountains the state is heavily timbered, except in small prairies and clearings in the Willamette and other valleys, and the most important tree is the great Douglas fir, pine or spruce (Pseudotsuga Douglasii), commonly called Oregon pine, which sometimes grows to a height of 300 ft., and which was formerly in great demand for masts and spars of sailing-vessels and for bridge timbers; the Douglas fir grows more commercial timber to the acre than any other American variety, and constitutes about five-sevenths of the total stand of the state.
The Guama cascade in Oriente province and the Hanabanilla Fall near Cienfuegos (each more than 300 ft.
Thus the Rio San Antonio suddenly disappears near San Antonio de los Banos; the cascades of the Jatibonico del Norte disappear and reappear in a surprising manner; the Moa cascade (near Guantanamo) drops 300 ft.
high), the Rosario Fall in Pinar del Rio, and the Almendares cascade near Havana, may also be mentioned.
slope of the Olympic, Coast range and Cascade Mountains is from 60 to 120 in.
The western slope of the Sierra Nevada hears fine forests similar to those of the Cascade Range and of the Coast Range, but of more open growth, and with the redwood exchanged for groves of big trees (Sequoia gigantea) of which the tallest examples reach 325 ft.
from its mouth are the Cascades, where the river cuts through the lava beds of the Cascade Mountains and makes a descent of about 300 ft.
Agriculture and Stock-Raising.--Oregon has some of the most productive agricultural lands in the United States, but they are rather limited in extent, being confined for the most part to the valleys west of the Cascade Mountains and the counties bordering .on the Columbia river east of those mountains.
A number of ridges and peaks bearing special names, such as the Rogue river, Umpqua and Siskiyou Mountains, belong to this group. The Cascade Mountains, the most important range in Oregon, extend parallel with the coast and lie about too m.
of the Cascade Mountains.
One of the most remarkable features of this province is seen in the temporary course taken by the Columbia river across the plains, while its canyon was obstructed by Pleistocene glaciers that came from the Cascade Mountains on the north-west.
The Arctic or ArcticAlpine zone covers in the United States only the tops of a few mountains which extend above the limit of trees, such as Mt Katahdin in Maine, Mt Washington and neighboring peaks in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and the loftier peaks of the Rocky, Cascade and Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The chief provinces of the Cordihleran region are: The Rocky Mountain system and its basins, from northern New Mexico northward, including all the mountains from the front ranges bordering on the plains to the Uinta and Wasatch ranges in Utah; the Pacific ranges including the Sierra Nevada of California, the Cascade range of Oregon and Washington, and the Coast range along the Pacific nearly to the southern end of California; and a great intermediate area, including in the north the Columbian lava plains and in the south the large province of the Basin ranges, which extends into Mexico and widens from the centre southward, so as to meet the Great Plains in eastern New Mexico, and to extend to the Pacific coast in southern California.
The Canadian zone crosses from Canada into northern and northwestern Maine, northern and central New Hampshire, northern Michigan, and north-eastern Minnesota and North Dakota, covers the Green Mountains, most of the Adirondacks and Catskills, the higher slopes of the mountains in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, the lower slopes of the northern Rocky and Cascade Mountains, the upper slopes of the southern Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains, and a strip along the Pacific coast as far south as Cape Mendocino, interrupted, however, by the Columbia Valley.
Both cattle and sheep ranches in the region east of the Cascade Mountains have been considerably encroached upon by the appropriation of lands for agricultural purposes, and the cattle, also, have been forced to the south and east by the grazing of sheep on lands formerly reserved for them; but the numbers of both cattle and sheep on the farms have become much larger.
The Cascade Range is in essence a maturely dissected highland, composed in part of upwarped Colombian lavas, in part of older rocks, and crowned with several dissected volcanoes, of which the chief are (beginning in the north) Mts Baker (Io,827 ft.), Rainier (14,363 ft.), Adams (12,470 ft.) and Hood (11,225 ft.); the first three in \Vashington, the last in northern Oregon- These bear snowfields and glaciers; while the dissected highlands, with ridges of very irregular arrangement, are everywhere sculptured in a fashion that strongly suggests the work of numerous local Pleistocene glaciers as an important supplement to preglacial erosion.
Of the almost innumerable river cascades, those of the Sierra Maestra Mountains, and in particular the Moa cascade, have already been mentioned.
In the north, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the intricately branching waterways of Puget Sound between the Cascade and the Olympic ranges occupy trough-like depressions which were filled by extensive glaciers in Pleistocene times; and thus mark the beginning of the great stretch of forded coast which extends northward to Alaska.
The Gothic Avenue contains numerous large stalactites and stalagmites, and an interesting place called the Chapel, and ends in a double dome and cascade.
From the mouth of the Willamette river vessels of light draft ascend the Columbia (passing the Cascade Falls through a lock canal, which was opened in 1896 and has a depth of 8 ft., a width of 92 ft.
The principal railways are: that of the Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company (controlled by the Union Pacific), which crosses the north-eastern corner of the state and then runs along the bank of the Columbia river to Portland; three lines of the Southern Pacific in the Willamette Valley, the main line connecting Portland with San Francisco; the Astoria & Columbia River, connecting Portland and Astoria; the Coos Bay, Roseburg & Eastern Railroad & Navigation Company (owned by the Southern Pacific), connecting Coos Bay with one of the Southern Pacific lines; and the Corvallis & Eastern (owned by the Southern Pacific), connecting Yaquina Bay with all three lines of the Southern Pacific. Throughout the Cascade Mountain Region and the great semi-arid region east of those mountains, which together embrace more than two-thirds of the state's area, there is not a railway.
A stream crosses the northern end of the plateau, falling over the cliff edge in a fine cascade.
Among the parks are Loring, near the centre of the city, in which is a statue of Ole Bull; Lyndale, in the south-west part of the city; Interlachen, just north-west of Lyndale; Glenwood, in the west of the city; Van Cleve, Logan, Windom and Columbia in the part of the city east of the Mississippi river; Riverside, on the south-west bank of the Mississippi; and Minnehaha Park, in which are the Minnehaha Falls, a beautiful cascade of the Minnehaha Creek (the outlet of Lake Minnetonka), near the Mississippi, with a fall of 50 ft., well known from Longfellow's poem " Hiawatha."
Three miles up the Lochay, which rises in the hills beyond the forest of Mamlorn and has a course of 15 m., the river forms a graceful cascade.
When he reached the waterfall at the base of the storage pond, the mist rose up from the cascade, creating a myriad of icy fingers of crystal in the cold air.
Exercise 4 Close your eyes, stand on one leg & juggle a Three ball cascade.
A shimmering cascade of magic shooting stars drifted down over the garden.
Both of these agents exert their effect by acting on the clotting cascade (Fig.
In response to cold, plants trigger a cascade of genetic reactions that allow them to survive.
Calcium ions form an important part of this signaling cascade.
There are many such caspases within an organism, which work together in a proteolytic cascade to activate themselves and one other.
cascade screening are at the center of this research.
cascade lasers and semiconductor growth by molecular beam epitaxy.
At the point of entry, a flowstone cascade on the left marks the climb up in to an adjacent aven.
It forms a feedback loop that uses Protein C and Protein S to slow down the coagulation cascade.
To do this you have to use a complex machine called a centrifuge cascade.
Our early work established mutations in genes encoding members of the visual transduction cascade as important in these diseases.
This activates a protein kinase cascade, ultimately leading to a multitude of complex effects.
cascade are towering peaks, cascading waterfalls and lush forests carpeted with ferns.
clotting cascade (Fig.
dangleunky figure in oilskins stepped into the cascade and flicked at a short rope dangling there.
deciphered which connect G proteins with the ERK cascade.
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Similarly, knowing the domino theory, we quickly grab the second domino theory, we quickly grab the second domino to prevent the cascade.
flowstone cascade on the left marks the climb up in to an adjacent aven.
gas jeteasurements were performed in the complex environment of a transonic annular cascade, which simulates the flow in the gas turbine jet engine.
hadron cascade and is called only under very specific conditions.
impurityclass="ex">Unwanted impurities called " dross " were then scraped off the top of the caldron causing red hot sparks to cascade to the floor.
juggle a Three ball cascade.
jugglee still juggling a crossed arm reverse cascade lead with the arm on the bottom.
We also have a 16:1 cascade wire kicker from Speed to order.
kinase cascade in higher plants.
lobed leaf and a semi-trailing habit they can be used in baskets and containers were they will cascade delicately.
These are cascade, crescent, contemporary, nosegay, hand tied bouquet and arm or presentation style.
pathway Activation of the coagulation cascade is an integral component of host inflammation (Ref.
referential integrity is used to ensure that changes of site name cascade through the tables, for example.
shimmering cascade of magic shooting stars drifted down over the garden.
transduction cascade as important in these diseases.
transonic cascade facility.
travertine formations of upstream hall and the 15m high downstream cascade are worth to be seen.
The woman peeled off her tattered tartan shawl revealing a cascade of amber tresses spilling down her thin back.
triggers the cascade of reactions leading to blood clot formation (thrombosis ).
waterfalls cascade over granite boulders.
How can the cascade model of training a large number of teachers be made workable.
Below the bridge the river forms a beautiful cascade, 150 yds.
In the valleys between the Coast Range and the Cascade Mountains the range of temperature is much greater than it is along the coast; the absolute maximum and minimum being respectively 102Ã‚° and - 2Ã‚° at Portland, in the N.W., and 108Ã‚° and - 4Ã‚° at Ashland, in the S.W.
Referential integrity is used to ensure that changes of site name cascade through the tables, for example.
Inhibition of the complement cascade by the major secretory protein of vaccinia virus.
In the CASCADE study, 1,938 out of 7,680 people with a known HIV seroconversion date had died.
Complementary work is now being conducted in the transonic cascade facility.
The delicate travertine formations of upstream hall and the 15m high downstream cascade are worth to be seen.
It is this aggregation of platelets which triggers the cascade of reactions leading to blood clot formation (thrombosis).
Finally, swim in the cooling crystalline waters of the Rio On pools, whose waterfalls cascade over granite boulders.
This can include curtains, draperies, valances, jabot and cascade sets, swags, or scarves.
If you collect figurines, you can display these within a floral table cascade or place between holly leaves or pine needles.
If you collect bird figurines, repurpose a few cardinals to perch among your evergreen spray or cascade.
Add trimmings of delicate silk flower and ivy in a cascade effect for a forest ambiance or colorful ribbon streamers and beads.
You can create a formal winter tabletop centerpiece or table cascade with either silk or fresh beautiful white flowers.
A cascade of flowers down the side of the cake from the top is elegantly timeless.
Today they range from elegant music boxes to flowers that cascade gently down the side of the cake.
More and more couples are choosing to forgo the traditional wedding cake accessory in exchange for a bouquet or cascade of flowers.
A cascade effect, for example, is elegant without being predictable.
They are often used in formal weddings and consist of a central arrangement that has flowers aggregating downward to give the appearance of a cascade - and hence the name.
Vertical lines such as a ribbon or floral cascade down the sides of the cake will also add height, as will a tall wedding cake top.
It shows examples of past punk celebrity weddings, including Gwen Stefani's gorgeous dress that was white on top, only to cascade into baby pink and end in fuchsia.
Create a cascade of faux berries without having to worry about staining your table linens or losing berries in transport.
Place a cascade of fresh raspberries, mint leaves, and lemon slices or wedges down the side of the cake.
Add a cascade of fresh yellow and red flowers down the side of the cake, and garnish with lemon peel and raspberries.
To riff on the idea of what you might do with a traditional cake, try making a flower cascade down the side of a cupcake display or placing fresh flowers in between each tier of a stand.
Fabrics are often airy, and there is no limit to the cascade of ruffles that will adorn your child's dresses.
There is an on-campus cafe called the Cascade Range Cafe meant to help students meet each other (as the school is a commuter school, this can be difficult to do).
Petunias and lantana also add beautiful flowers and some cascade over the edges of the pot.
These include a white gold necklace with a cascade of diamond station pendants falling from a central drop diamond and a tremendous south sea pearl ring encircled by diamonds and white gold.
You may prefer a rhinestone necklace made of varying sizes of oval and round rhinestones in a cascade style.
A cascade of embroidered leaves in autumnal colors down the right side adds prettiness and interest.
Sport Classics: in nine styles: Bromo, Cascade, Corso, Hurikanu, Pisa, Pisano, Ronan, Summit, and Vedi.
Finally, for the truly adventurous, Cascade has a three-story tube slide, which also travels outside the building before spitting riders out in the indoor pool.
Oregon's major wine growing regions are divided by the Cascade Mountains.
Permits are available from the North Cascade National Park visitor centers located in Marblemount and Stehekin.
It's important for visitors to know that Cascade Basin is not handicap accessible.
The trail can be accessed from both the east and west sides of North Cascade National Park.
A series of notes will cascade down to the bottom of the screen and you'll need to time your button presses to coincide with the music.
Because heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke have a cascade effect, the prevention of the onset of all heat disorders is similar.
A stimulus at this part of the nociceptor unleashes a cascade of neurotransmitters (chemicals that transmit information within the nervous system) in the spine.
Coagulation, or clotting, is a complex process (called the coagulation cascade) that involves 12 coagulation factors (designated by Roman numerals as factors I through XII) found in blood plasma and several other blood components.
A curly updo is even more eye-catching - the curls will cascade wildly, but the overall look is still clean and controlled.
Your curls should now be higher at the back of your head, with a cascade falling down your back.
Wavy hair gals can wear this hairstyle effortlessly by letting waves cascade and tumble at a shoulder or a mid-back length.
A floral wreath is another beautiful option for a loose-haired bride, or a floral head band can pull the hair away from the bride's face while letting it cascade down her back.
Most commonly, alternative therapies in pregnancy are used to treat the discomforts caused by pregnancy and the resulting cascade of hormones.
The Ugg Cascade Boot is a tall, handsome lace-up boot with leather and suede uppers.
A video of him sleeping with one of his potential lead actress ends his relationship with his girlfriend and causes a cascade of problems for the other actors and actresses involved with the program.
Many full body tattoos start with a sleeve or back tattoo and trickle into murals of art and themes that cascade down the body.
In other words, cascade events can get out of control leaving you with a wide variety of tasks and no time to get them all done.
Fast forward to today, and now Ellison is a policeman in Cascade Washington and working on a mad bomber case.
Plus science has perfected new quantum cascade lasers that emit more light than heat.
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