Mount Rainier

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Rainier, Mount:

see Mount Rainier National ParkMount Rainier National Park
, 235,625 acres (95,395 hectares), SW Wash., in the Cascade Range; est. 1899. The area is dominated by Mt. Rainier, a volcanic peak 14,410 ft (4,392 m) high.
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Rainier, Mount


a dormant volcano in the USA, the highest peak of the Cascade Mountains. It rises to an elevation of 4,392 m. There are coniferous forests, including fir and pine forests, at the foot and lower slopes of the volcano. At elevations of 2,600–2,800 m there are alpine meadows, and at even higher elevations there is an area of perennial snows and glaciers (total glacial area, 140 sq km). Mount Rainier last erupted in 1882.

Mount Rainier

A format for providing platform interoperability and native OS support for CD-RW and DVD+RW disks. The "MRW" or "CD-MRW" format enables files to be saved to RW disks as if they were hard disks (from any Save dialog or dragged and dropped). Mount Rainier supports the UDF file system and automatically formats a blank disk when it writes it for the first time. It allows the disk to be ejected before it is fully formatted by "de-icing" it, which saves the data necessary to continue the format later.

Mount Rainier also supports defect management, which masks bad sectors and writes the data into spares like a hard disk. In addition, it reduces block size from 64KB to 2KB for more efficient use of disk space. A driver can be added to legacy CD-ROM and CD-RW drives for read compatibility with MRW disks. See CD-RW.
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IN ALL, MOUNT RAINER NATIONAL PARK covers 368 square miles, 97 percent of which has been designated wilderness.
From many of the city's higher elevations there are spectacular views of Lake Washington, Mount Rainer, the Olympic Mountains, the Cascade Mountain range and the Seattle skyline.
Funding the Washington State Youth Summit - ALHF provided a $25,000 grant to the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation to implement a statewide youth summit that will immerse 35 students, their teachers and mentors in an interactive educational program in Yakima Valley and Mount Rainer National Park, July 10-13.
Your view of Mount Rainer and the Olympic Mountains make the trip - whether from Seattle or Senegal - worth your while.
The last remaining MD-80 flew for the last time in a symbolic flight around Washington State's Mount Rainer and was joined by a Boeing 737 in special livery.
THE photo that opens the December story about Reserve CH-47s that do rescues on Mount Rainer was awesome.
Zoo contemplates the event known in the press as "The Enumclaw Horse Sex Incident" largely from the point of view of a cluster of zoophiles who regularly met at a horse farm outside Enumclaw, a rural town in the foothills of Washington's Mount Rainer, for the purpose of having sex with the occupants of its stable.
The challenge, which Jake dreamed up three years ago, began on July 8 at Mount Rainer, Washington, and the Army scholar went on to conquer the highest peaks in the other 47 lower US states.
The first peak is Mount Rainer in Washington State which, at 14,410ft, is the third highest of the 48.
A $200,000 loan for a two-story, mixed-use building in Mount Rainer, Md.
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She's already climbed Mount Whitney and Mount Rainer.