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Oregon Coast Geology Reference Articles, Geological History

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 fr...
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.

Oregon Coast Compendium of Fun: Yachats' Smelt Sands, 804 Trail, Spouting Horns
If you're heading there or need inspiration for something new to visit. travel tips, kids, geology

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
Why so many drift logs by the Rockaway jetty? Weird tale of history, geology

Oregon Coast Latest: A Week of Stellar Weather, Small Quake
Two fascinating tidbits of Earth science: great weather all week, an earthquake off the southern coast

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour Lane County Video: Cook's Chasm Moving, Firing Off ...
See the spouting horn move. Between Yachats and Florence. Travel tips, kids, geology

Three Small Quakes Rattle Offshore from Yachats, Central Oregon Coast
There were no reports of damage and not a single soul claims to have felt it. Geology

Small Quake Shakes Just Off Oregon Coast, California Coast
4.5 magnitude quake struck off the southern tip of the Oregon coast on Thursday at almost 11 a.m.

Minor Quake Off Oregon Coast Rattles Only Sensors, No Tsunami Alert Issued
Magnitude 4.1 offshore from the Oregon coast Tuesday at 7:14 p.m., no tsunami alert. Science

Cape Kiwanda, Oregon Coast: Complete Travel, Guide, Info
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area full guide. Scenery, history, attractions, hiking, viewpoints, dune, geology. Pacific City, travel tips

Oregon Coast (Time) Travel Tips: Two Exceptional Wonders of Newport
A beach with discoveries millions of years old, another involves two lighthouses. Yaquina Head, Geology, History

Swarm of Five Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Last Week
A string of five small earthquakes rattled off the Oregon coast this last week, with four on Saturday alone. Geology

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour, Cannon Beach: Hug Point Geologic Oddities, Layers,...
Take an incredibly detailed walking tour of Hug Point. It's like being there. Travel tips. Cannon Beach lodging

Ghost Forests and Agate Beds Abound on Oregon Coast
Popping up like daisies in areas around Cannon Beach, Newport, Seal Rock and more. Science, geology

Five Startling, Sometimes Scary, Geologic Changes of the N. Oregon Coast
Imagine lava flows sometimes 20 feet high searing their way across Oregon

Small Earthquake Shakes N. Oregon Coast; Rattles Nerves but No Damage
It rattled homes, businesses and some nerves, but did not cause any damage. Science

Three Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Sunday, No Alerts
A trio of small earthquakes hit off the Oregon coast on Sunday, each roughly between 260 to 220 miles west of Coos Bay. Sciene, geology

Oregon Coast Fun Facts: Six Amazing Aspects of Cape Perpetua
Near Yacahts: Wild bears, a frightening, fiery beginning and some fascinating history, science, geology. Travel tips

Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW Waters
New evidence is pointing to more frequent earthquakes along the Cascadia Subduction Zone than previously thought. Geology

Just What is Cape Kiwanda on Oregon's Coast? And Why It's Falling Apart
The curious geology of an Oregon landmark at Pacific City, what's been protecting it, and why it's disappearing more quickly now. Science

How Much of the N. Oregon Coast Did Not Exist 100 Years Ago? It's Amazing
Literally miles and miles of it did not exist a little over 100 years ago, until humans starting building jetties. Seaside, Warrenton, Gearhart, science, geology

 

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N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
14 Nov 2017 at 11:27pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology Meet
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
North coast geologist Tom Horning thinks he might have an answer, and he was surprised to see this for himself after Oregon Coast Beach Connection asked him about it last year. He admits it's speculation and opinion at this point: no one has ever ...

Five Startling, Sometimes Scary, Geologic Changes of the N. Oregon Coast - Or...
29 Dec 2016 at 7:20pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Five Startling, Sometimes Scary, Geologic Changes of the N. Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Manzanita, Oregon) ? What has happened on the north Oregon coast and what continues to change, in geologic terms, is downright awe-inspiring ? even frightening. Imagine lava flows sometimes 20 feet high searing their way across Oregon and 75 miles ...

Agate, Fossil Finding Clinics on Central Oregon Coast Led by Famed Expert - O...
6 Dec 2016 at 5:34pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Agate, Fossil Finding Clinics on Central Oregon Coast Led by Famed Expert
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
These free clinics begin with a brief orientation by Joki, where she will describe the geology of the area and the types of fossils and minerals that are commonly found. Then, she will take participants on a guided beach tour. Clinics last for ...

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) ...

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 ...

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
(Pacific City, Oregon) ? It adds a whole new meaning to the idea of earthly delights. What happened to create the Oregon coast landscapes you know and love is something just as fascinating as staring at their intricate beauty. Knowing how they got to ...

N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Has History of Startling Geological Changes - Orego...
21 Jan 2016 at 6:17pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Has History of Startling Geological Changes
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Starting 300 years ago with a massive natural disaster, up to two large-scale geological changes in recent decades, the north Oregon coast family fun centerpiece used to look much different. (Photo above: Seaside dunes and its wide beach did not exist ...

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 ...


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Finding Fault(s): Geologists Keep Finding More Nearby Earthquake Makers - KUO...
20 Nov 2017 at 5:45pm

KUOW News and Information

Finding Fault(s): Geologists Keep Finding More Nearby Earthquake Makers
KUOW News and Information
Specifically, northward rotation of the Oregon Coast Range?imperceptible to human senses?presses against Washington state and the Oregon Cascade Range. The landmass of Washington gets crunched by resistance from somewhere in British Columbia ...

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N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
14 Nov 2017 at 11:27pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology Meet
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Rockaway Beach, Oregon) ? Have you wondered why some Oregon coast beaches have a lot more driftwood logs than others? Have you, by any chance, seen the downright massive amount of them on one Rockaway Beach stretch? A mystery some north ...

Pacific Northwest May Be at Most Risk for the 'Big One' Because of Seafloor S...
21 Nov 2017 at 2:10am

Newsweek

Pacific Northwest May Be at Most Risk for the 'Big One' Because of Seafloor Sediments
Newsweek
The next big earthquake is due in the Pacific Northwest?but now scientists have pinpointed where along the coast a large earthquake is most likely to happen, according to a study published Monday. ?We observed very compact sediments offshore of ...

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OSU unveils Marine Studies design - Corvallis Gazette Times
15 Nov 2017 at 6:09pm

Corvallis Gazette Times

OSU unveils Marine Studies design
Corvallis Gazette Times
?The basic problem is that there is no compelling reason to put this building in the tsunami zone. Ships and port facilities need to be on the water, school buildings and auditoriums do not,? OSU marine geology professor Chris Goldfinger told the ...

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Federal grant helps prepare the coast for a tsunami - Daily Astorian
24 Oct 2017 at 8:17am

Daily Astorian

Federal grant helps prepare the coast for a tsunami
Daily Astorian
The state finished tsunami run-up models for the Oregon Coast in 2013. The new grant funding will allow researchers to put the data into a more useful format for coastal communities, showing the public how quickly waves will arrive at different ...

8 tasty beer tours around Oregon - OregonLive.com
29 Oct 2017 at 6:18am

OregonLive.com

8 tasty beer tours around Oregon
OregonLive.com
Beer regions aren't organized like wine regions ? climate and geology matter little ? but this being Oregon, it's not hard to map out areas where good breweries are bunched, making a tour easy to do. Based on my travels and our collective beer ...

'The Great Quake' looks at the science behind North America's biggest earthqu...
19 Nov 2017 at 1:13am

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

'The Great Quake' looks at the science behind North America's biggest earthquake
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS ? The 1964 Good Friday earthquake, the strongest ever recorded in North America, remains a pivotal event in Alaska's history, but its impact on the science of geology was even more significant. Our understanding of the planet was permanently ...

The LNWC presents natural and human-related influences on sedimentation in lo...
30 Oct 2017 at 11:10am

North Coast Citizen

The LNWC presents natural and human-related influences on sedimentation in lower Nehalem Bay
North Coast Citizen
The Nehalem River, the North Oregon Coast's longest river, takes a long, winding approach through the Coast range before dispersing into Nehalem Bay and entering the Pacific Ocean. During storms and high flow events, the river turns a chocolate brown ...

Tsunami signs and wayfinding, County receives grant - North Coast Citizen
26 Oct 2017 at 6:22pm

North Coast Citizen

Tsunami signs and wayfinding, County receives grant
North Coast Citizen
... in grant funding on behalf of the National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program and the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI.) The monies will be used across the coastline of Oregon in order to provide better resources for not only ...

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Treat Bag Geology - Scientific American (blog)
27 Oct 2017 at 12:18am

Scientific American (blog)

Treat Bag Geology
Scientific American (blog)
I've been collecting various geological odds and ends for months. Since Halloween is a time of going around begging for ... If you've ever been to or read about Crater Lake in Oregon, you know that Wizard Island is a super example of a cinder cone ...

 

 

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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
Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler and Rockaway Oregon Coast
Nehalem Bay, Manzanita, Wheeler, Rockaway

Manzanita's beaches, Nehalem and Wheeler's quirky beauty; laid back Rockaway
Oregon Coast: Tillamook Bay, Tillamook, Bay City, Barview, Garibaldi
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
Waldport, Seal Rock
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