威拉米特谷

威拉米特谷(英語:Willamette Valley),位於美國太平洋西北地區俄勒岡州河谷,長150英里(240公里),三面環山,東面為喀斯喀特山脈,西面為俄勒岡海岸山脈英语Oregon Coast Range,南面為卡拉波亞山脈英语Calapooya Mountains威拉米特河流經整個河谷。俄勒岡州的6大城市均在此谷之中,包括:波特蘭尤金塞勒姆格雷沙姆英语Gresham, Oregon希尔斯伯勒比弗頓[1],佔該州份人口的70%[2]。威拉米特谷以出產葡萄酒見稱,有超過500個酒莊,總面積達19,000英畝(7,700公頃)[3]

威拉米特谷
Willamette Valley
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波爾克縣北部的農場景致
地理
位置美國俄勒岡州
边界喀斯喀特山脈 (東)
俄勒岡海岸山脈英语Oregon Coast Range (西)
卡拉波亞山脈英语Calapooya Mountains (南)
坐标44°54′N 123°06′W / 44.9°N 123.1°W / 44.9; -123.1
河流威拉米特河
威拉米特谷流域

參考编辑

  1. ^ American FactFinder - Results. (原始内容存档于13 February 2020). 
  2. ^ Loy, et al., p. 35
  3. ^ Willamette Valley Facts and Figures - Willamette Valley Wineries. willamettewines.com. [29 April 2018]. (原始内容存档于2017-10-22). 

伸延閱讀编辑

  • MacGibbon, Elma. Leaves of knowledge. Shaw & Borden Co. 1904.  Elma MacGibbons reminiscences of her travels in the United States starting in 1898, which were mainly in Oregon and Washington. Includes chapter "Willamette Valley."
  • O'Connor, J.E., et al. (2001). Origin, extent, and thickness of Quaternary geologic units in the Willamette Valley, Oregon [U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1620]. Reston, VA: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.

外部連結编辑