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Mt. Adams, Washington, USA, 1:100000 Explorer 3d printed

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Mt. Adams, Washington, USA, 1:100000 Explorer 3d printed
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Mt. Adams, Washington, USA, 1:100000 Explorer 3d printed
Mt. Adams, Washington, USA, 1:100000 Explorer 3d printed

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Mt. Adams, Washington, USA, 1:100000 Explorer

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Located in southwest Washington State, Mount Adams is one of the great ice-covered sentinels of the Cascades. Standing 12,281 feet at its summit, it is the second highest mountain in the Northwest USA and has the second largest eruptive volume in the Cascades. It is draped by ten glaciers, one of which is the second largest in the contiguous US. Adams is characterized by lush, flower-filled meadows that rival Mount Rainier's, tumbling creeks and waterfalls, and dense old growth forests intersected by large, ancient lava flows and rocky outcrops, easily visible from space as dark bands.

No two sides of the mountain are alike. Many long ridges and glacier-free slopes characterize the south side, making climbing easier for less-experienced hikers. Suksdorf Ridge stretches out from the false summit of Pikers Peak to South Butte, which produced the large A.G. Aiken Lava Bed. On the west side, multiple summits rise above small cirques and the remains of recent rock avalanches that traveled down the Cascade Creek Canyon and the White Salmon River. Its glaciated north side hosts the most impressive icy terrain on the mountain: the Adams, Lava, and Lyman Glaciers can be seen cascading down the mountain in many dramatic icefalls and crevasses, terminating at several large lava flows. Its east side is characterized by craggy, rocky edifices, cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, and the vast, glacier-carved Hellroaring Canyon and Avalanche Valley, divided by the spine of the Ridge of Wonders and Little Mount Adams Peak. Here, several rocky outcroppings such as The Spearhead, The Castle, Roosevelt Cliff, and Battlement Ridge can be seen just below the summit.

The 2663-mile long Pacific Crest Trail runs along the West slope of Mt Adams. Combined with the Around the Mountain and Highline Trails, this nearly encircles the mountain, save for a four-mile section known as "The Gap" on the rugged east side of the volcano. Bird Creek Meadows on the southwest side of the mountain is well-known among hikers for its intense display of wildflowers---one of the best in the entire Cascade Range. From the north side, High Camp---a high glacial meadow below the Adams Glacier and its many impressive icefalls---attracts hikers and mountain climbers as well. The famous Pacific Crest Trail climbs up the west side of the mountain to Horseshoe Meadows, and traverses its volcanic slopes, speckled with colorful and vibrant wildflowers among lava flows and rimrocks, and descends down the north side of the mountain along the Muddy Fork Lava Flows.

Whether hiking the real thing, or just hiking in a daydream, let this 3D print guide your journey to this unsung wonder of the Pacific Northwest.

Text by J. Smith.

The Explorer series of TinyMtn models is designed to break our usual impression of mountains. We generally see mountains one at a time, from a distance, and from the ground. While all TinyMtn models give you a fresh perspective on any one peak, the Explorer series presents mountains in identical scale, and shifted up so that sea level is at the bottom of the base. Thus, when you set two Explorer models next to each other, you will immediately notice which is taller, which rises more from its base, which is more massive, and so on. Plus, all Explorer models come in full color, making them just that much more realistic.

Model scale is 1:100000
Model measures 3.5" x 3.5" x 1.47" (9 x 9 x 3.7 cm)
Original area is approximately 5.6 by 5.6 miles
Altitudes covered: 5532' to 12281'
There is no vertical exaggeration applied to this model. This is a true-to-life scale model of a real place.

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Click here for other 1:100000 models in the Explorer series.

TinyMtn models are most affordable in the "Sandstone" and "White Strong and Flexible" materials. This model is in "Sandstone," which is a glued gypsum material. When you receive the model it will be ready for display, though it may smell funny and need some time to air out. "Sandstone" models are much more brittle than "White Strong and Flexible" models, but feel more like light stone. Do not soak it in water, though you can safely seal it with Polycrylic or a similar water-based clear spray sealant. Read more about this popular material here.

All TinyMtn models have hollow bottoms - this is to save on weight, and thus cost. Many larger models also have extra flanges on their undersides to increase rigidity and strength. To make the model more solid, you should feel free to carefully pour resin into the bottom cavity, or glue a properly-sized slab of wood or another material into it.

These models have been optimized for the above materials, and are not offered in other materials for strength or cost reasons. If you need one in another material, please tinymtnbiz@gmail.com and we'll do our best to fulfill your request.

(C) 2017 TinyMtn (TM)
Model created using GDAL, NetPBM, Gmsh, Carve, MeshLab, and other custom software
Source of digital elevation and aerial orthoimagery data: U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS home page is http://www.usgs.gov/
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