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Cascade Range
The Cascades
Mount Rainier in Washington state
Countries United States, Canada
States Oregon, Washington, California, British Columbia
Highest point Mount Rainier
 - elevation 14,410 ft (4,392 m)
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Length 700 mi (1,100 km), north-south
Period Pliocene

The Cascade Range is a mountain range that spreads from Northern California, through Oregon and Washington, and ends in British Columbia, Canada. It has other names such as the Cascade Mountains, the High Cascades, and in British Columbia, the Canadian Cascades. Mountains and volcanos in the range include Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, and Mount Shasta.

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