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Lassen Volcanic National Park

(Encyclopedia) Lassen Volcanic National Park, 106,372 acres (43,081 hectares), N Calif., at the southern end of the Cascade Range. Proclaimed as Lassen Peak and Cinder Cone national…

Lassen Peak

(Encyclopedia) Lassen Peak: see under Lassen Volcanic National Park .

Chico

(Encyclopedia) Chico chē´kō [key], city (1990 pop. 40,079), Butte co., N Calif., in a region noted for its almond and walnut production; inc. 1872. Olives, kiwi fruit, grain, and…

Redding

(Encyclopedia) Redding, city (1990 pop. 66,462), seat of Shasta co., N central Calif., on the Sacramento River; inc. 1872. A principal tourist center for a mountain and lake region, it…

Cascade Range

(Encyclopedia) Cascade Range, mountain chain, c.700 mi (1,130 km) long, extending S from British Columbia to N Calif., where it becomes the Sierra Nevada ; it parallels the…

California Overview

(Encyclopedia) California kăl˝ĭfôr´nyə [key], most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona…