Unique Gifts Commemorating the World's Most Spectacular Places

Glacier Peak (Cascades) Paperweight
  • Glacier Peak (Cascades) Paperweight
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: Glacier Peak
Elevation: 10,541 ft.
Coordinates: N48° 06' 45'' W121° 06' 50''
Location: Cascade Range, Washington, USA
Glacier Peak is the most remote of the five active volcanoes in Washington State. It is not prominently visible from a major populations center, and so its attractions as well as its hazards, tend to be overlooked. Yet since the end of the last ice age, Glacier Peak has some of the largest and most explosive eruptions in the state. During this period, Glacier Peak has erupted multiple times during at least six separate episodes, most recently about 300 years ago. - USGS, Mastin and Waite, 2000