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summer study of Fan Lake, Mt. Rainier National Park

Richard C. Perry

summer study of Fan Lake, Mt. Rainier National Park

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Published by Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lake ecology -- Washington (State) -- Fan lake.,
  • Fan Lake (Wash.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRichard C. Perry.
    SeriesProblem series - Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington State College, Problem series (Huxley College of Environmental Studies)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 25 leaves :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13588147M

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Crystal Mountain Resort offers families great kid-friendly summer activities, from camping to hiking to riding the new Mt. Rainier Gondola. Completed in January and open year-round, the gondola will whisk you and your family 2, vertical feet, up to the 6, ft.

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The acre park has walking trails. In addition to entrance fees, there is a fee for camping in one of Mount Rainier's three car campgrounds.

First-come, first-served wilderness permits are required for camping or climbing overnight in the backcountry of the park, but are free. Climbers must also get a climbing pass.A variety of activities, from getting married in the park to spreading ashes, is allowed with a special use permit.

Summer Activities. The breathtaking national park surrounding Paradise Inn and National Park Inn offers excellent opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, and mountain climbing. Most roads are open from late May to early October, and all provide stunning views and access to.

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Mount Rainier National Park encompasses the namesake peak: a 14,foot volcanic giant that looms large over Washington's pacific northwest.

Climbing Mt Rainier is a career goal for many Cascade Range peak-baggers, but exploring the park's many miles of trail equally popular among the less alpine-inclined.

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The lake is set in a glacial basin surrounded by fragile wildflower meadows, and is the largest and deepest lake in Mount Rainier National Park. The name “Mowich” derives from the Chinook jargon word for deer.

@article{osti_, title = {Water quality of selected lakes in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington, with respect to lake acidification}, author = {Turney, G.L.

and Dion, N.P. and Sumioka, S.S.}, abstractNote = {Thirteen lakes in Mount Rainier National park were evaluated for general chemical characteristics, sensitivity to acidification by acidic precipitation, and degree of existing.

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You cannot do ONP as a day trip. It is possible to drive from Seattle to Hurricane Ridge (3 hours and 45 minutes), hike, and drive back for another 3 hours and 45 minutes, but not this year.

Hurricane Ridge is under over 10 feet of snow. If you can spend a night in Port Angeles, you could visit one of the lovely LaPush Beaches and Lake Crescent, perhaps Sol Duc Falls as well. From its place in ancient Native American legends as Tahoma, the "great white mountain," and Tacobet, "nourishing breast," to its position as a symbol of the Northwest today, Mount Rainier has always been a dominant presence in this region.

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The square-mile area of pristine forests and spectacular alpine scenery was the fourth national park designated by Congress after Yellowstone, Yosemite &.