Mt. Rainier in the state of Washington is 14, 411 ft. high.
- The base of the volcano occupies more than 100 square miles.
- It is the 5th highest mountain in the lower 48 states (only 83 feet lower than California’s Whitney!).
- It’s massive ice flows and violent winds are so similar to the biggest mountains that it is considered a training ground for McKinley and Everest itself.
- Avalanches from the mountain have been known to travel 60 miles
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