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Saint Helens, Mount(Encyclopedia)Saint Helens, Mount, volcanic peak, 8,363 ft (2,549 m; 9,677 ft/2,950 m before its 1980 eruption) high, SW Wash., historically the most active volcano in the Cascade Range. Dormant since 1857, Mt. St....
Mount Saint Helens(Encyclopedia)Mount Saint Helens: see Saint Helens, Mount.
Saint Helens(Encyclopedia)Saint Helens, metropolitan borough (1991 pop. 114,397), NW England, in the Greater Liverpool metropolitan area. It is a major center of glass manufacture in England. The city also has iron and brass f...
Saint Elias, Mount(Encyclopedia)Saint Elias, Mount l´s [key], 18,008 ft (5,489 m) high, in the St. Elias Mts. on the U.S.-Canadian border between SW Yukon and SE Alaska; fourth highest peak of North America. It was first seen...
Saint Michael's Mount(Encyclopedia)Saint Michael's Mount, pyramid-shaped rocky islet, 21 acres (8.5 hectares), Cornwall, SW England, in Mounts Bay; it rises to more than 200 ft (61 m). A natural causeway connects it at low tide with th...
Whitney, Mount(Encyclopedia)Whitney, Mount, peak, 14,494 ft (4,418 m) high, E Calif., in the Sierra Nevada at the eastern border of Sequoia National Park; the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states (Denali [Mt. McKinley], Alas...
Wilhelmina, Mount(Encyclopedia)Wilhelmina, Mount, Indonesia: see Trikora Peak.
Roraima, Mount(Encyclopedia)Roraima, Mountroor´m, mountain, 9,219 ft (2,810 m) high, at the junction of the boundaries of Brazil, Guyana, and Venezuela. A giant table mountain, it is the highest point in the Guiana Highla...
Ontake, Mount(Encyclopedia)Ontake, Mount or Mount Kiso Ontake, volcano, 10,062 ft (3,067 m), on the Gifu-Nagano prefecture border, central Honshu, central Japan, 36 mi (58 km) SW of Matsumoto. The second highest volcano in Japa...
Alagez, Mount(Encyclopedia)Alagez, Mount: see Aragats, Mount, Armenia.
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