Definition of Coast range
1. Noun. A string of mountain ranges along the Pacific coast of North America from southeastern Alaska to Lower California.
Terms within: Cascade Mountains, Cascade Range, Cascades, Hubbard, Mount Hubbard
Group relationships: North America
Generic synonyms: Chain, Chain Of Mountains, Mountain Chain, Mountain Range, Range, Range Of Mountains
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Literary usage of Coast range
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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1859)
"... they must subside from 22500 feet to the low altitude of this, tlig leading coast range. The lake which the travellers reached is stated to be 1800 feet ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"The coast range of California, according to Lawson, extends from the Mexican boundary to near the mouth of Klamath River, with a length of about 720 miles, ..."
3. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1913)
"In the coast range there has been a recurrence of vulcanism in various periods, ... West of the coast range there is a small range traversing the islands of ..."
4. Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke (1863)
"The East coast range having been passed, no more hills Halt, 24(A and nac^ to be crossed, for the land we next en- 25(A- tered on is a plateau of rolling ..."
5. History of the Northwest Coast by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak (1884)
"... THROUGH THE coast range—THROUGH THE ROCKV MOUNTAINS BETWEEN LATITUDES 49° AND 32°—PATHS ACROSS THE PLAT^U—THE SIERRA NEVADA—SAN BERNARDINO MOUNTAINS—THE ..."