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Lassen National Forest
2013-11-22 11:07:55

Lassen National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of California. The forest holds 1,070,344 acres and was established in 1905 as Lassen Peak Forest Reserve, which would become Lassen National Forest only a few months later. The forest surrounds Lassen Volcanic National Park, which was established in 1916, and it holds three designated wilderness areas including Thousand Lakes Wilderness and Ishi Wilderness. It is bordered by the Modoc Plateau in the east,...

Lassen Volcanic National Park
2013-04-24 15:33:02

Lassen Volcanic National Park is located in the northeastern portion of the state of California in the United States. The park contains 106,452 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans, who knew that the park’s main feature, the Lassen Peak volcano, was full of fire and would erupt at some point. Explorers of European ancestry used this peak in the nineteenth century as a landmark while traveling to Sacramento Valley. One of the guides that accompanied the explorers was...

Crater Lake National Park
2013-03-19 12:00:30

Crater Lake National Park is located in the United Sates in southern Oregon and is the fifth established United States national park. The establishment of the park began in 1870, when William Gladstone Steel devoted a large amount of time and money to the area and conducted studies pertaining to the lake and area surrounding it. Steel named many landmarks around Crater Lake including Skell Head and Wizard Island. Steel and his associates pushed Congress to pass the bill establishing Crater...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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