Landmasses that project conspicuously above their surroundings. [USGS Circ 1048]
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Biological resource status and trends: Montane ecosystems [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on montane ecosystems
Climate change in mountain ecosystems [ More info] Overview of interdisciplinary research studies in Glacier National Park to understand how this mountain wilderness responds to present climatic variability and other external stressors, such as air pollution, and links to detailed reports.
Mount Rainier - Living Safely With a Volcano in Your Backyard [ More info] One of our Nation's most dangerous volcanoes, Mount Rainier has been the source of countless eruptions and volcanic mudflows, and many people live in the areas that will be affected by it.
Pikes Peak, Colorado [ More info] Printable poster commemorating the 200th anniversary of Zebulon M. Pike's first sighting of the iconic peak bearing his name.
Sutter Buttes-the lone volcano in California's Great Valley [ More info] Explains history and structure of this unusual geologic feature.
The Geologic Story of Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Range [ More info] Rock types, geologic structure, and the history of their formation in this mountain range.
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