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Mount Baker: Quiz


Question 1: ________, the first governor of Washington Territory, wrote about Mount Baker in 1853:
Monrad WallgrenEdward S. SalomonWatson C. SquireIsaac Stevens

Question 2: He chose a route via the ________, but was forced to turn back when local Native Americans refused him passage.
Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestWashingtonNorth CascadesSkagit River

Question 3: In 1790, ________ of the Spanish Navy set sail from Nootka, a temporary settlement on Vancouver Island, with orders to explore the newly discovered Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Francisco de ElizaJuan Carrasco (explorer)Princess Royal (sloop)Manuel Quimper

Question 4:

Question 5:
What type is thing is Mount Baker?

Question 6: It is highly unlikely that these fires were caused by ashfall, however, as charred material is not found with deposits of this fine-grained ________, which was almost certainly cooled in the atmosphere before falling.
VolcanoVolcanic ashMount TamboraStratovolcano

Question 7: 1948 North Ridge (AD, AI 2-3, 3700 feet) ________, Ralph and Dick Widrig (August 1948)[24]
Fred BeckeyNorth CascadesCanadaAlaska

Question 8: [27] At that time the Nooksack River is believed to have drained north into the ________; it is therefore unlikely that this lahar reached Bellingham Bay.
Fort Langley National Historic SiteFraser RiverAlex Fraser BridgeVancouver

Question 9: Mount Baker was built from stacks of lava and volcanic breccia prior to the end of the last ________, which ended about 15,000 years ago.
Ice ageLast glacial periodLittle Ice AgeQuaternary glaciation

Question 10: Reports of flooding on the ________ from the eruption are, however, probably greatly exaggerated [41] .
WashingtonSkagit RiverNorth CascadesMount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest


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