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Northwest, Pacific

LC control 85092604
Geographic headingNorthwest, Pacific
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Geographic subdivision usageNorthwest, Pacific
Variant(s)Cascadia Region
Oregon Country
Pacific Northwest
Scope noteHere are entered works on the old Oregon country, comprising the present states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho, parts of Montana and Wyoming and the province of British Columbia.
Found inMake it true : poetry from Cascadia, 2015: p. 11 (the bioregion lying west of the continental divide, spanning from Cape Mendocino in the south to Mt. Logan in the north) p. 13 (Pacific Northwest, a phrase which comes across as imperialistic, given that Vancouver and Victoria, two of the main cities in Cascadia, are in Southwest Canada)
Wikipedia, Feb. 22, 2016: Cascadia (Cascadia, a term that derives from the Cascade Range, may refer to: The Pacific Northwest region of North America; Cascadia (independence movement), a proposed country located within the Pacific Northwest of North America; Cascadia (bioregion), the environmental interactivity of the Pacific Northwest of North America) Cascade Range (The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California)
CascadiaNow! website, Feb. 22, 2016: home page (Cascadia, a unique coastal bioregion that defines the Pacific Northwest of the United States and Canada, incorporating southern Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, parts of Idaho, Montana and Oregon as well as small parcels of northern California, Nevada and Utah)
Wiktionary, Nov. 9, 2017 (Cascadia: The Pacific Northwest region of North America.)
American heritage dictionary of the English Language, ©2016, via TheFreeDictionary website, Nov. 9, 2017 (Pacific Northwest: A region of the northwest United States usually including the states of Washington and Oregon. The term is also used to refer to the southwest part of British Columbia, Canada)
Course index: History of Washington State and the Pacific Northwest, via University of Washington Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest website, Nov. 9, 2017: Lesson 1: Who belongs in the Pacific Northwest? (the Pacific Northwest (i.e. the American states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho))
Collins English dictionary online, Nov. 9, 2017 (Pacific Northwest: the region of North America lying north of the Columbia River and west of the Rockies)
Merriam-Webster dictionary online, Nov. 9, 2017 (Pacific Northwest: the northwestern part of the U.S. near the Pacific coast)