The area was renamed Washington in order to avoid confusion with the District of Columbia, which contains the city of Washington.
The high mountains of the Cascade Range run north-south, bisecting the state.
To the east, Washington borders Idaho, bounded mostly by the meridian running north from the confluence of the Snake River and Clearwater River (about 116°57' west), except for the southernmost section where the border follows the Snake River.
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