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The Geologic Story of Mount Rainier

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The Geologic Story of Mount Rainier
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Publisher: U.S. Government Printing Office
Number of pages: 56

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Ice-clad Mount Rainier, towering over the landscape of western Washington, ranks with Fuji-yama in Japan, Popocatepetl in Mexico, and Vesuvius in Italy among the great volcanoes of the world. At Mount Rainier, as at other inactive volcanoes, the ever-present possibility of renewed eruptions gives viewers a sense of anticipation, excitement, and apprehension not equaled by most other mountains.

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