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Description: The Pacific Northwest is a diverse geographic region, dominated by several mountain ranges:
Cascades Mountains, 1,100km ( 700Miles) long extending from Lassen Peak in northern California through Oregon and Washington states to Lytton Mountain in southern British Columbia about 150 km east of the Pacific coast.
Olympic Mountains, mountain range on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. This mountain range is not especially high, with Mount Olympus being the highest at 7,962 ft (2,427 m).
Coast Mountains, 1,600 km long and average 300 km stretching along Pacific Ocean coasts of British Columbia, Yukon , and Alaska. The Coast Mountains contain some of British Columbia's highest mountains Mount Waddington, 4,019 m (13,186 ft). The Pacific Northwest mountains are part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, the ring of volcanoes.
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