This valley is bounded on the south by the Klamet mountain, which is a spur of the Cascade and coast mountains.
Between the coast mountains and the sea excessive rains fall.
A strip of land bordering the ocean was thus in English hands, and gave access to a wide region beyond the coast mountains.
We shall long remember that little, leaping, dancing branch of the Coquille, that runs from the coast mountains to the sea.
Behind the house, and in easy view from the windows on either side, are the coast mountains, or rather hills.