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date: 22 September 2017

Lassen Peak

Source:
The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names
Author(s):

John Everett-Heath

Lassen Peak, California/USA 

At the southern end of the Cascade Range, it is named after Peter Lassen (1793–1895), a Danish explorer who acted as a guide for pioneer settlers.

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