Mt. Rainier

 Mt. Rainier is a sight to see. But don´t get to close scientists believe that an eruption is on its way and it won´t be so friendly. Mt. Rainier is 500,000 years old and it has not had a big eruption since 1894. But it has helped the state and economy. 

Geological Area of Mt. Rainier

 The continent of Mt. Rainier is North America. Mt. Rainier is located Washington U.S. The nearest major city is Seattle. It is also located close to Tacoma. The coordinates of Mt. Rainier is N 46.8523, W 121.7603.

Details Of Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier is a Stratovolcano. Stratovolcanos are formed when water is trapped in both hydrated minerals and the porous basalt rock.

Stratovolcanos are tall conical volcanoes with some hardened lava on the outside. The elevation of Mt. Rainier is 14,409. Mt. Rainier is 500 thousand years old. It erupts about every 200 years. The type of eruption is an explosive eruption. The last known eruption was 1864.

Positive and Negative Effects of Mt. Rainier 

There are many positive and negative effect Mt. Rainier. Such as affecting air quality. It also affects water quality. Climate Change is being affected by glaciers melting form the heat. Harmful effects to air in nitrogen mercury and the ozone layer. Fine particles affect natural resources. 

Final Facts Of Mt. Rainier.

All of these facts were all about Mt. Rainier. Each slide was about Mt. Rainier's many different facts and features. This includes Latitude and Longitude, Elevation, and how old it was. We also found out that Mt. Rainier was a Stratovolcano. Another thing we learned about Mt. Rainier was that it has not erupted since, 1864.

Additional Facts About Mt. Rainier 

The last big eruption was 2,200 years ago. Mt. Rainier has two volcanic craters. Mt. Rainier name was given by George Vancouver in honor of  Admiral Peter Rainier . Mt. Rainier's name means the mountain that was God. 

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