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Volcanic Peaks of the Three Sisters in Oregon, USA – January 23rd, 2011

44.1N 121.7W

January 23rd, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Volcanoes

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Visible in the lower right quadrant of this orthorectified image are the Three Sisters, three volcanic peaks of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the Cascade Range in Oregon.

Each of the mountains exceeds 10000 ft in elevation. They are the third, fourth, and fifth highest peaks in the state of Oregon and are located in the Three Sisters Wilderness, about 15 mi southwest from the nearest town of Sisters, Oregon.

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