Coast Range


Coast Range

Coast Range or Coastal range may refer to:

  • North American examples are the coastal ranges of Canada, Mexico and the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington, and California, and Alaska, referred to as the Pacific Coast Ranges. Of these, it may mean in particular:
    • the Coast Mountains, often referred to as the Coast Range, a major mountain range in British Columbia, Alaska & Yukon.
  • The USGS Geographical Names Information System designates "Coast Ranges" to mean the ranges south from the Strait of Juan de Fuca and west of Puget Sound, the Williamette Valley, and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley. These include:

See also

  • Coast Range (EPA ecoregion), an ecoregion comprising portions of the California Coast Ranges, Oregon Coast Range and the Olympic Mountains in Washington

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  • Coast Range (ecoregion) — The Coast Range ecoregion is a Level III ecoregion designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, and California. It stretches along the Pacific Coast from the tip of the Olympic Peninsula in the …   Wikipedia

  • Coast Range Geomorphic Province — The Coast Range Geomorphic Province is a portion of coastal California, United States. This orogen geomorphic province constitutes a barrier between the Pacific Ocean and the San Joaquin Valley which trends northwest from Point Conception to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Oregon Coast Range — This article is about the range in Oregon. For the larger grouping also known as the Coast Ranges, see Pacific Coast Ranges. Oregon Coast Range Coast Range Range …   Wikipedia

  • Central Oregon Coast Range — Geobox | Range name= Central Oregon Coast Range other name= country= United States state= Oregon state1= parent = Oregon Coast Range parent1 = Pacific Coast Ranges border= Northern Oregon Coast Range border1= Southern Oregon Coast Range geology=… …   Wikipedia


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