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Places Where Things Explode on the Oregon Coast Get an oceanic eyeful in Yachats, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Oceaside and more

A Different Side of Common Oregon Coast Landmarks Familiar places on the Oregon can take on a whole new look if you move around, geological history

Live Earthquake, Tsunami Updates from Oregon Coast, Washington. B.C., California, Alaska - Keep up on earthquakes and tsunami alerts as they happen for the entire west coast: California, Oregon, Washington and Canada's British Columbia

Cannon Beach Geology:

Haystack Rock Landmark, Cannon Beach - Geology, Monolith, Oregon Coast Haystack Rock Landmark, Cannon Beach - Geology, Monolith, Oregon Coast.

North Oregon Coast Cliff Face Speaks Volumes of Geologic History If one cliff in the Cannon Beach area could talk

Oceanside/Three Capes Geology:

Cape Meares Lava Flows - Oregon Coast Attraction Tells a ... Cape Meares Lava Flows - Oregon Coast Attraction Tells a Frightening Geologic Story - The sheer wonders (and the terrifying truth) of how

Lovely Oregon Coast Sights Have Frightening Beginnings - Beach ... If you'd like to learn more about the weird and wonderful world of Oregon coast geology, you can attend some programs that outline some

Rockaway Beach Geology

Rockaway Beach Twin Rocks Geology - beginnings of Rockaway

Newport, Oregon Geology:

Hidden Beach on Central Oregon Coast Filled with Mysteries, Scientific Delights It's part adventure in a Lewis & Clark vein, part visual feast and part scientific exploration.

Oregon Coast Residents Recall Intensity of Tsunami Evacuations Friday morning's tsunami evacuations yielded thousands of tales of potential refugees along the coastline

Same Oregon Coast Beach, Three Distinct Visions One Freaky Geology Lesson - Hug Point, on the north Oregon coast, is one of those wildly distinctive wonders that yields more and more the further you delve into it

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock How tall is it and what is the geologic origin

Yachats Geology

Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast About 50 million years ago there was (and still is) a kind of soft spot in the Earth's crust that allowed all sorts of enormous lava flows to erupt

Central Oregon Coast Cave Tells a Varied Geologic Tale An ancient story of towering volcanoes, searing lava flows for hundreds of miles, continents drifting over millions of years - Neptune State Park, near Yachats

All Oregon Coast Tide Pools (where to find them - guide to every single tide pool)

Oregon Coast Camping Guide (every campsite on 180 miles of Oregon coast)

Bizarre Landmarks and Landscapes of the Oregon Coast The true hidden spots of the coast provide the real fun of discovery

Weird Discoveries are in the Details on Oregon Coast The craziest things can lurk in some of your favorite, regular beach stops and spots

Sand Levels Revealing Some Ghost Forests On Oregon Coast Winter has not conjured up much on Oregon's beaches this time around

 


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Oregon Coast  Travel, Tourism, Science, Entertainment News - Breaking News from the Oregon Coast
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Covering 180 miles of Oregon Coast Travel, Entertainment and Science: Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.

New Oregon Coast Mysteries, Discoveries at Hug Point Go Back Millions of Years
Some are 100 years old, others perhaps a few centuries, while one shocker goes back 15 million years. Geology, history

The Mysterious Shapes Found at Oregon Coast's Fogarty Beach
Something really weird and astounding lurks beneath the sands of Fogarty Beach, near Depoe Bay. Geology

Small Quake Off Oregon Coast, Depoe Bay; No Tsunami Alert
A small earthquake shook the ocean floor about 5:29 p.m. this evening, clocking in at a magnitude 3.9

The Scary Lava Flows of Oregon Coast: Sizzling Northwest History
If you're looking for a really scary disaster movie, like the recent San Andreas movie or even the creepy quake scares, look no further than the coast. Geology

Oregon Scientists: Reaction to Coastal Quake Scare a Tad Much
The article caught fire on the internet and created a viral monster, but cooler heads should prevail

8 Insane Finds at Yachats, Central Oregon Coast No One Tells You About
It's a section of Oregon coast full of wild finds, slightly hidden, but often jaw-dropping. Strawberry Hill, Bob Creek, kids, history, geology

New Tech Deployed Off Oregon Coast to Study Climate, Dead Zones
The cutting edge piece technology will study climate change, dead zones, earthquakes and many more aspects of the ocean. Science

Pioneering Geologist from 1870's Celebrated on Oregon Coast
Famed geologist Thomas Condon, a resident of the Columbia Gorge who taught about rocks and fossils in Nye Beach. Newport events

Updated: 7 Small Quakes off Oregon Coast; Tsunami Survival Tips
Five shallow earthquakes caused a bit of shake, rattle and roll beneath the waves off the Oregon coast in the last 24 hours

Seismic 'Time Bombs' Around Earth Predicted by Oregon Coast Scientist
A geologist from the Oregon coast has made some landmark discoveries and predictions about earthquakes around the world. Hatfield

Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers
On May 14, you can get a fascinating glimpse into the geologic interactions between the shoreline and north Oregon coast rivers. Manzanita events

New Undersea Volcano Eruptions Possible Off Oregon Coast
Scientists picked up a swarm of quakes where thousands of tiny events shook the Axial Seamount. Hatfield Marine Science Center

Oregon Coast's Deadly and Ancient Beauty: Monuments of Fiery Destruction
All that really rugged beauty you find on the Oregon coast had its genesis in something frighteningly fiery and cataclysmic, millions and millions of years ago. Science, geology. Travel tips, attractions

Twin Oregon Coast Secret Attractions 4,000 Years in the Making
They are stumps from trees roughly 4,000 years old, part of a ghost forest that was mysteriously torn apart in the 90s. Geology, Newport, Depoe Bay

Latest Travel, Science News from Oregon Coast: Seals, Wonders, Sky Objects
A quick roundup of the latest Oregon coast travel and science news includes lots about seals, astronomy, geology, wild travel sights, crabbing

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast
All that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations. Newport, Yachats, Travel Tips, attractions, Oceanside, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Depoe Bay, Manzanita

Quake Scare on N. Oregon Coast, Southern Washington, Likely a Sonic Boom
About 1:09 p.m. on Wednesday, something shook a wide range of the north Oregon coast and southern Washington. Science

5 Oregon Coast Beaches With Treasures Thousands of Years Old
Ghost Forests are so named for their slightly spooky appearance but also because they predate settlers by perhaps more than 4,000 years. Geology. Science

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology
OSU Geosciences Professor Bob Lillie will give a presentation on earthquakes and tsunamis of the Oregon coast on November 15 at the Cape Perpetua Visitors Center. Yachats events

 

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Central Oregon Coast Fossil Fest a (Wooly) Mammoth Good Time - Oregon Coast B...
8 Feb 2016 at 3:52am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Fossil Fest a (Wooly) Mammoth Good Time
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
... half dozen of the hundreds of such sites including some from overseas as well as others here in the U.S. As with previous years, Bill will identify fossils that are brought in and will also sign and sell copies of his recently published "Geology of ...

Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers - Oregon Coast Beach ...
2 May 2015 at 5:05am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Manzanita, Oregon) ? On May 14, you can get a fascinating glimpse into the geologic interactions between the shoreline and north Oregon coast rivers. That evening, the Lower Nehalem Watershed Council will welcome U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology - Oregon Coast Be...
31 Oct 2014 at 5:08am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
This 'Beauty and the Beast' story is vital to help the public enjoy scenic destinations along the Oregon Coast, appreciate how geology relates to the Coast's natural and cultural history, and understand how individuals and communities might mitigate ...

Pioneering Geologist from 1870's Celebrated on Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Be...
6 Jun 2015 at 4:30pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Pioneering Geologist from 1870's Celebrated on Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? Even in the dim and distant past of the central Oregon coast's tourism industry, there was an interest in the geology of the area. One Irish man cast new light on this burgeoning field way back in the 1870's, and on June 14, Newport ...

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Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coas...
30 Dec 2012 at 5:46pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
State of Oregon geology documents from the 70's indicate these are ?extensive? around Cape Kiwanda and Sand Lake. Some of the wooded areas around Kiwanda are actually the remains of other dunes. Geologists also say remnants of these sit just north of ...

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coast Beach C...
9 May 2012 at 7:12pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Pacific City, Oregon) - Sometime around 18 million years ago or so, a massive area along what would eventually become the northwest United States had already been carved out by various erosional processes. About then, it started filling back up with ...

Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast B...
14 Apr 2011 at 10:45am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
According to the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, about 50 million years ago there was (and still is) a kind of soft spot in the Earth's crust that allowed all sorts of enormous lava flows to erupt. At the same time, the tectonic ...

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock - Beach Co...
1 Jun 2010 at 6:54pm

Beach Connection

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock
Beach Connection
?The rock has an estimated height of 340.6 feet (103.8 m) as determined from Lidar data collected by our agency last year,? said Jonathan Allan, Coastal Geomorphologist and Coastal Section Team Leader with Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral ...

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology - Oregon Coast...
30 Apr 2011 at 12:44pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Tom Horning, a geologist living in Seaside, says they come from those periods millions of years ago when the area was formed by big lava flows ? often which seared across hundreds of miles to get to this spot. These kinds of eruptions continued over ...

Origin of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Devil's Punchbowl - Oregon Coast Beach Co...
7 May 2012 at 3:21pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Origin of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Devil's Punchbowl
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Depoe Bay, Oregon) ? At one point, it was apparently called ?Satan's Cauldron.? At least that's how it was also refered to in a geology guide from the 70's. Now, we mostly know it as the Devil's Punchbowl, the swirling pot of oceanic, boiling madness ...


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New maps offer modern look at geology of South Coast - Coos Bay World
14 Jan 2016 at 1:44pm

New maps offer modern look at geology of South Coast
Coos Bay World
COOS COUNTY ? New mapping of Oregon's coast increases understanding of geologic resources and hazards in an area that hasn't been mapped in decades. The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries on Dec. 30 published geologic maps ...

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New maps offer modern look at geology of coastal Coos County - Coos Bay World
18 Jan 2016 at 5:09am

Coos Bay World

New maps offer modern look at geology of coastal Coos County
Coos Bay World
"Geologic Map of the Southern Oregon Coast between Bandon, Coquille, and Sunset Bay, Coos County, Oregon," by Thomas J. Wiley, Jason D. McClaughry, Clark A. Niewendorp, Lina Ma, Heather H. Herinckx and Katherine A. Mickelson contains map plates ...

Preparing for the megaquake - Sisters Nugget
9 Feb 2016 at 12:54pm

Preparing for the megaquake
Sisters Nugget
Emergency planners on the coast have identified rallying points and tsunami evacuation routes for the immediate aftermath of the quake, but the effects would be long-lasting, with a massive rescue and relief effort required to rescue and/or supply and ...

Central Oregon Coast Fossil Fest a (Wooly) Mammoth Good Time - Oregon Coast B...
8 Feb 2016 at 3:52am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Fossil Fest a (Wooly) Mammoth Good Time
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? One event on the central Oregon coast this coming weekend has a bone to pick you. ... (Photo above: the central Oregon coast has a lot of fossils in unexpected places, such as this oddity near Gleneden Beach). ... some half dozen of ...

Fossil fans find friends and fascination at Fest - The Register-Guard
8 Feb 2016 at 4:59pm

Fossil fans find friends and fascination at Fest
The Register-Guard
Retired University of Oregon anthropologist William Orr ? author of ?Oregon Fossils? and ?Geology of Oregon? ? will lecture at 1:30 p.m. on ?Lagerstatten: World Class Fossil Sites.? Other highlights: 11:30 a.m. talk on ?Douglas Emlong ? Fossil ...

'It's A Monster': Massive Sinkhole Closes Part of Oregon Highway 101 - NBCNew...
29 Jan 2016 at 5:55am

NBCNews.com

'It's A Monster': Massive Sinkhole Closes Part of Oregon Highway 101
NBCNews.com
A huge sinkhole that won't stop growing has shut down a stretch of Highway 101 in coastal Oregon. "It's massive. There's just no other way to describe it," Jared Castle, Department of Transportation spokesman for southwest Oregon, told NBC News. The ...
Massive sinkhole opens up near highway along Oregon coastNanoNews (blog)
'It's a monster!' Watch two super-sized sinkholes swallow up whole roadDaily Star

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Scientists map geological hazards along southern Oregon coast - KVAL
5 Jan 2016 at 2:37pm

KVAL

Scientists map geological hazards along southern Oregon coast
KVAL
COOS COUNTY, Ore. -- For the first time in more than three decades, scientists have mapped the geology of the southern Oregon coast. The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has published geologic maps of the Coos County ...

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#CascadiaEQ campaign marks 316th anniversary of NW's last big one - OregonLiv...
26 Jan 2016 at 10:08am

KBOI-TV

#CascadiaEQ campaign marks 316th anniversary of NW's last big one
OregonLive.com
This photo, from 2013, shows the impact of a tsunami on a scale model of the Oregon coast city of Seaside in the event of a major tsunami. Such a wave ... In June, a series of seven earthquakes struck the coast about 300 miles west of the state within ...
Tuesday marks 316 years since last big quakeStatesman Journal
316 years since last megathrust earthquake off Pacific NW coastlineKBOI-TV
THE WORST DISASTER IN US HISTORY IS COMING TO OREGON AND WASHINGTONSky Valley Chronicle

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A little bit of Spain taking root in Oregon - Statesman Journal
5 Feb 2016 at 12:17pm

Statesman Journal

A little bit of Spain taking root in Oregon
Statesman Journal
Burns said the Umpqua area, with the convergence of the Coast Range, Klamath Mountains and Cascade Range, has both the geology and climate that happens to be perfect for Tempranillo. Participants at the Oregon Tempranillo Celebration tasted more ...

Sea level research says only a 'brief window' to cut emissions - Carbon Brief
8 Feb 2016 at 8:36am

Carbon Brief

Sea level research says only a 'brief window' to cut emissions
Carbon Brief
An ice shelf forms when glaciers on land reach the coast and flow into the ocean. If the ocean is cold enough, this ice doesn't melt. Instead it forms a permanently floating sheet of ice. .... The closest equivalent from the scenarios used by the ...

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Astoria - at the northernmost tip of Oregon
Astoria

Where the Columbia meets the Pacific, Land of Lewis & Clark and loads of atmosphere & history
Seaside, Oregon
Seaside

The Promenade, Tillamook Head, family fun & broad, sandy beaches
Cannon Beach on the Oregon Coast
Cannon Beach

A mysterious lighthouse, upscale yet earthy, a huge monolith, fine eateries & an art mecca
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Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway
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Tillamook Bay

Garibaldi, Barview, Bay City, Tillamook & an oceanfront ghost town
Three Capes Loop, Oceanside, Netarts, Pacific City, Cape Lookout, Cape Meares
Three Capes Loop, Oceanside, Pacific City

The hidden secret of the coast: Cape Meares, a lighthouse, Oceanside, Netarts and Pacific City
Lincoln City, Cascade Head, Neskowin, Inland Highway 101
Lincoln City
& the Corridor of Mystery
Miles & miles of unbroken beaches, Cascade Head, Neskowin and manmade attractions
Depoe Bay on the Oregon Coast
Depoe Bay

A spouting horn downtown, freaky hidden cliffs and whales, whales, whales
Newport, Nye Beach on the Oregon Coast
Newport

Time-tripping Nye Beach, a bustling bayfront, marine science-central and two lighthouses
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Waldport / Seal Rock

Pristine, even secretive sands and wild geologic landmarks
Yachats
Yachats

Constantly dramatic wave action, a mix of the rugged & upscale
Between Florence and Yachats - oodles of secret beaches
Upper Lane County

25 miles of deserted beaches & oodles of wonders
Florence - on the central Oregon coast
Florence

A lighthouse, ancient bayfront and miles and miles of fluffy dunes