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Pacific States - Wikipedia

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The "Pacific States" form one of the nine geographic divisions within the United States that are officially recognized by that country's census bureau. There are five states in this di...

The Pacific Region of the United States California, Oregon ...

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Terrain of the Pacific Coast Region. ... The Pacific Region of the United States California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. Published byGeorge Randall ...

What states border the Pacific Ocean? | Reference.com

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... border the Pacific Ocean are California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii. ... While the Census Bureau lumps the Pacific region with the mountain states, the ... However, the first people to come to the area now known as the United ... A: The five states in the United States that do not have a state-level sales tax as of ...

El Niño, La Nina, and the Western United States, Alaska and Hawaii ...

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Jun 16, 1998 ... El Niño, La Nina, and the Western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii ... How does El Niño affect climate in the West? .... Storms approaching the Pacific Northwest, and southwest Canada, are often ... In between these regions, including central and northern California, northern Nevada, southern Oregon, northern ...

United States of America travel guide - Wikitravel

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The contiguous United States (called conus by US military personnel) or the " Lower ... states other than Alaska and Hawaii) is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east ... Coastal California and Oregon, from San Diego to Portland, is considered ... climate, can be found in the Pacific Northwest including coastal Washington.

Tsunami Hazards—A National Threat

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... five Pacific States—Hawaii, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California—and ... to the coastline, a resulting tsunami can reach coastal communities within minutes. Although many people think of a tsunami as a single, breaking wave, ... struck this region in historic times; A tsunami that originated along the Washington, ...

Pacific Region Contra Dance/Contradance Links

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Contra dance / contradance in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. ... Society, you can find contra information for a number of other locales in the state. .... at the end of July every other year, I think (so the next one would be in 2015). ... The Barn Owls from Washington State, is a vintage country and old-timey ...

Scientists reveal plans to deal with TSUNAMI across the Pacific ...

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Apr 21, 2016 ... Scientists reveal plans to deal with killer waves across the Pacific Northwest ... Now states such as California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska are ... geologists are searching for evidence of past tsunamis in the region ... effects across the Pacific, especially in Hawaii and California. ..... Share what you think.

5 Most Dangerous U.S. Earthquake Hot Spots Beyond California ...

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Oct 20, 2008 ... THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST: The biggest earthquakes in the country are not in California. ... Known as the Cascadia Subduction Zone, this 680-mile long stretch of ... offshore of Oregon, Washington state and southern British Columbia is ... An earthquake of this size would completely devastate the region, ...

Surviving A Tsunami—Lessons from Chile, Hawaii, and Japan

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Aftermath of the 1960 Chilean tsunami in Hilo, Hawaii, where the tsunami ... book were caused by a series of waves widely known as the “1960 Chilean tsunami. ... British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, and northern California. ... Many people in Cascadia may think that “The Big One”-an earthquake of magnitude 9-will kill ...

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Pacific Coast | region, North America | Britannica.com

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Jul 20, 1998 ... Pacific Coast, region, western North America, possessing two unifying geologic ... comprising the U.S. states of California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska and the ... Hawaii is frequently included statistically in the “Pacific” states of the United ... The northern portion of the Pacific Coast, known as the Pacific ...

Regions of the United States - Studying in US - a Guide about ...

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Five states are part of this region: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. ... Many students will travel to the Pacific Region due to the diversity and ... but that should not discourage you from studying in the New England region. ... This region is known as being part of the core of the Civil Rights Movement in the ...

The Giant, Underestimated Earthquake Threat to North America ...

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Mar 13, 2012 ... The enormous fault off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been silent for three centuries. ... Just over one year ago, a magnitude-9 earthquake hit the Tohoku region of ... and the tsunami detection centers in Alaska and Hawaii begin ... in Oregon, Washington, and parts of California, Idaho, and Nevada.