Gold in Washington
April 2000 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe state of Washington, the smallest, in area, of the western states, is dominated by the north-trending Cascade Range. The highest peak in the Cascades, Mt. Rainier, reaches an elevation of 14,411 feet.
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