Mazama, Mount

geographical name

Ma·​za·​ma, Mount mə-ˈzä-mə How to pronounce Mazama, Mount (audio)
prehistoric volcanic mountain in southern Oregon in the Cascade Range

Note: Massive eruptions over 7000 years ago destroyed the top of Mount Mazama, leaving a caldera now occupied by Crater Lake

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“Mazama, Mount.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mazama%2C%20Mount. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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