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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-02961

Mount Hood, seen here from the north across the Columbia River Gorge, rises dramatically above low hills of older volcanic rocks.  Located only 75 km ENE of Portland, Mount Hood is a popular recreation mecca for backpackers, climbers, skiers, and others who appreciate one of the scenic highlights of the Oregon Cascades. Photo by U.S. Geological Survey, 1983.

Mount Hood, seen here from the north across the Columbia River Gorge, rises dramatically above low hills of older volcanic rocks. Located only 75 km ENE of Portland, Mount Hood is a popular recreation mecca for backpackers, climbers, skiers, and others who appreciate one of the scenic highlights of the Oregon Cascades.

Photo by U.S. Geological Survey, 1983.


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