The Pacific Ranges consist of parts of the Rocky Mountains, the Olympic Range, the Cascade Range and the Coast Range. The highest peak in the Pacific Ranges is Mount Rainier located in the Pacific Northwest at 14,410 feet tall.
There are several active volcanoes nestled in the Pacific Ranges, including Mount Shasta in California, Mount Rainier and Mount Saint Helens in Washington, Mount Hood in Oregon and Mount Garibaldi in British Columbia. The Pacific Ranges stretch from Canada down through a large part of California. The Columbia River, the second largest flow of water in the United States behind the Mississippi River, flows from Idaho to the Pacific through the Pacific Ranges.Learn More
E-Wave microwave parts are made by an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) subcontracted by a company, and not the company itself. Replacement parts purchased by consumers for the units are typically identical to those comprising the original microwave and may be original OEM parts carried by retailers or aftermarket parts.Full Answer >
Wetlands are important because they prevent flooding by slowing down rainwater runoff. They play a part in providing food for fish in the rivers. They are also a breeding ground for many animals.Full Answer >
Volcanic mountains form as lava oozes forth from cracks in the earth. The lava builds up around the area where the eruption occurred. Layers build upon layers and over a period of time, a volcanic mountain forms.Full Answer >
The Arctic lowlands were formed by sheets of ice moving across the land, called glaciation. As the glaciers moved across the lowlands, they dug up sediment and gave the surface a rolling, corrugated look.Full Answer >