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MOUNT ADAMS WILDERNESS AND CONTIGUOUS ROADLESS AREAS, WASHINGTON.

January 1, 1984

There is little likelihood for the occurrence of metallic mineral or energy resources based on a mineral survey in 1981-82 in the Mount Adams Wilderness and contiguous roadless areas, Washington. No mining claims exist in the study area, which is almost entirely a young andesitic stratovolcano. There is no indication of a shallow magma reservoir capable of supporting a convective geothermal system. Drilling in the lowland periphery of the volcano might be technically difficult, but 150 degree -200 degree F waters suitable for space heating would not be unexpected at depths of 5000-6000 ft.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1984
Title MOUNT ADAMS WILDERNESS AND CONTIGUOUS ROADLESS AREAS, WASHINGTON.
DOI
Authors Wes Hildreth, M. Miller
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Series Number
Index ID 70013471
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization