Encyclopedia  |   World Factbook  |   World Flags  |   Reference Tables  |   List of Lists     
   Academic Disciplines  |   Historical Timeline  |   Themed Timelines  |   Biographies  |   How-Tos     
Sponsor by The Tattoo Collection
Wy'east
Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Wy'east


Wy'east (Mt. Hood) in
the Oregon Cascades

Wy'east is a native American name for Mount Hood in the Cascade Range in Oregon, United States. Wy'east was named Mt. Hood for the British naval officer Alexander Arthur Hood by Lt. William E. Broughton who spotted the mountain from the Columbia River, near the mouth of the Willamette River on October 29, 1792.