Hood, Mount

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Hood, Mount,

peak, 11,235 ft (3,424 m) high, NW Oreg., in the Cascade Range, E of Portland; highest point in the state and the center of Mt. Hood National Forest. A symmetrical, dormant volcano with glaciers and forested lower slopes, it is a favorite mountain-climbing and skiing center. Timberline Lodge, a ski resort on the slopes, is one of the finest examples of WPA mountain architecture.
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This point is said to present one of the most beautiful scenes on the Columbia; a lovely meadow, with a silver sheet of limpid water in the center, enlivened by wild-fowl, a range of hills crowned by forests, while the prospect is closed by Mount Hood, a magnificent mountain rising into a lofty peak, and covered with snow; the ultimate landmark of the first explorers of the river.
Portland: A daring climb turned fatal on Oregon's Mount Hood on Tuesday.
The scientists will explain how they monitor active volcanoes, assess hazards, work with international agencies, and how the hard-earned lessons from major eruptions in other countries are applied at home to understand local Cascade Range volcanoes such as Mount Hood, Mount St.
Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood got 10 inches of snow in 24 hours, its website said Monday.
Seeking answers, Kari Cooper of the University of California, Davis and Adam Kent of Oregon State University in Corvallis analyzed crystallized minerals in cooled magma that spewed from the two most recent eruptions of Oregon's Mount Hood, which occurred around 220 and 1,500 years ago.
This was discovered from the study of crystals, collected from two volcanic eruptions of Mount Hood, which occurred 1,500 and 200 years ago - stored for about 100,000 years below the volcano.
17 ( ANI ): Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon's Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years, but the time it takes to liquefy and potentially erupt can be as little as a couple of months.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study suggests that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon's Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years, but that the time it takes to liquefy and potentially erupt is surprisingly short -- perhaps as little as a couple of months.
A generous addition of American Mount Hood hops result in a delicate fruity hop aroma.
The slopes of Mount Hood offer many opportunities for cross-country and downhill skiing and other adventures, while popular pubs offer a chance for tourists to wind down and relax after a hard day of sports or activities.
USS Chandler (DDG 996); USS Arkansas (CGN 41) and USS Mount Hood (AE 29).