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Lassen Peak

[las-uh n] /ˈlæs ən/
noun
1.
an active volcano in N California, in the S Cascade Range. 10,465 feet (3190 meters).
Also called Mount Lassen.
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  • Cinder Cone is about ten miles to the northeast of Lassen Peak.

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  • The best stopping-place is Drakesbad, which is near the base of Lassen Peak.

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  • Lassen Peak is one of the great volcanoes of the Pacific Coast.

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  • Besides Lassen Peak, whose altitude is 10,437 feet, there are others of large size and great interest close by.

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  • Four months after the creation of the national park Lassen Peak ceased activity with its two hundred and twelfth eruption.

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  • Lassen Peak, some wise men believe, is the last exhibit of activity in the dying volcanism of the Cascade Mountains.

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  • These and other changes in the sides of Lassen Peak illustrate the old, ever-interesting, and eternal story of erosion.

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  • One at least of the giant band, Lassen Peak, is semi-active to-day.

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  • Vertebrate natural history of a section of northern California through the Lassen Peak region.

British Dictionary definitions for Lassen Peak

Lassen Peak

/ˈlæsən/
noun
1.
a volcano in S California, in the S Cascade Range. An area of 416 sq km (161 sq miles) was established as Lassen Volcanic National Park in 1916. Height: 3187 m (10 457 ft)
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