Mt. Rainier

Southeast of Olympia Washington By: Jacob Fry

Mt. Rainier is located on the Juan de Fuca Plate and it is a divergent boundary. It was formed by subduction of the Juan de fuca and the North American Plate.

Facts About Mt. Rainier.

  1. Mt. Rainier is the highest mountain in Washington.
  2. It is one of the mountains in the Cascade.
  3. Mt. Rainier is an active volcano.
  4. It has the highest crater lake in North America.
  5. President William McKinley founded the park it is on.
  6. Through the 19th century Mt. Rainier and Mt. Tacoma.
  7. Native Americans called Mt. Rainier Tahoma, Tacoma, Talol
  8. Mt. Rainier was named by George Vancouver.