Mount Rainier: A Record of Exploration
by Edmond S. Meany (ed.)
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1916
Number of pages: 325
A challenging and fascinating collection of extracts mostly from the original accounts of the men who discovered, explored and first ascended this sky-shouldering mountain of the Cascade Range, considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.
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