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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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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.

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

Oregon Coast Mysteries: 'Magic Rock' Beaches of Oregon Coast
They're nicknamed 'magic rocks,' and it's a puzzling, esoteric noise created by stones moving and crackling in the tide. Geology behind the noise; see and hear a video of Magic Rocks. Manzanita, Cannon Beach, Oceanside, Newport, Yachats, Tillamook

N. Oregon Coast Hike Event a Time Travel, Science Adventure
Hear and experience Oregon coast pre-history on the Clastop Plains Geology Walk at Lewis and Clark National Historical Park's Yeon Property near Sunset Beach on June 21. Seaside events, Astoria events

What Lurks Beneath Oregon Coast Sands and Dunes May Surprise
Keep a look out for 2000-year-old objects, surreal shapes of red towers - and there's a new way to look at the dunes of the north Oregon coast. Geology, Seaside, Warrenton, Pacific City, Seal Rock, Newport, Cannon Beach

Central Oregon Coast News: Yachats Hosts Huge Agate Festival
January 18 and 19 brings a bevy of bobbles from the sand, rock hounds and a nice dose of local geology. Yachats events, kids.

Manzanita Freaky Facts, Weird Science on N. Oregon Coast
Scary geology wild history, ancient shipwrecks, treasure hunting, what famous person died there, to the strange glow of local waters. Manzanita attractions

Four Freaky Facts You Didn't Know About the Oregon Coast
Winter season spells some interesting twists and turns. Science, geology, Newport, Oceanside, Neskowin, Pacific City, Cannon Beach, kids, weather.

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide
If you like major recognition for the Oregon coast or the wild and wooly geology of this placid place, then you'll love the develops of the past week

Oregon Coast Latest: Maps, Mileposts, Alerts, Local News
A bundle of new features for travelers and locals on the Oregon coast are now bouncing around the internet: science articles, tsunami alerts, earthquake info, various travel and local news

A Trippy Central Oregon Coast Labyrinth: Strawberry Hill, Near Yachats
A surreal little wonder called Strawberry Hill sits tucked away in a kind of beachy middle of nowhere. Lane County, Yachats attractions, geology

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Subtle Wonders of Chaos in Yachats
There's a lot about this little central Oregon coast wonder that's fairly obvious right off the bat: a dramatic, crazed coastline where rocky basalt structures coax the waves into a constant state of crashing. Geology. Yachats attractions

Late Summer Adventures Abound Right Now on Oregon Coast
Here's a sampling of things to look for - and this is only in a ten-mile range of coastline. Geology, kids, N. coast, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Arch Cape

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Devil's Churn in a foamy mood
Stunning things can happen at this awe-inspiring attraction between Yachats and Florence, like snow going the wrong direction. Family. Geology. Yachats Virtual Tour

The Breakers Beach Houses, Stunning Neskowin Lodging
Vacation Rentals sleep at least six, decks, barbecue, fireplaces. Kids. Central Coast. Close to geology wonders

Recent Oregon Coast, Science News: Meteors, Earthquake, Tsunami Debris
Never a dull moment, it seems, on the Oregon coast: either on the beaches, just offshore beneath the ocean or even in the skies

 

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Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video - Oregon ...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
There's some interesting geology behind these unique and noisy features. Tom Horning, a geologist in Seaside, said these stones usually come from nearby headlands. Which is why most magic rock beaches are next to some sort of headland or another.

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology - Oregon Coast Be...

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 ...

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
But all that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations that these have created. (Above: what is sometimes called Star Trek Beach at Oceanside, because the rock features sometimes look like alien ...

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Conference in Newport Focuses on Citizen Science of Oregon Coast - Oregon Coa...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Conference in Newport Focuses on Citizen Science of Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Field trips will focus on geology and on citizen science practice. The conference also features a Saturday evening party (5:30 p.m. at the Rogue Brewery in South Beach) that will feature food, libations, a visual tour of our marine reserves and the ...

7 Oregon Coast Wonders of Bizarre Basalt - Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

7 Oregon Coast Wonders of Bizarre Basalt
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The fact that much of what you see here was created by gargantuan flows of lava millions of years ago ? often tens of feet high ? is enough of a startler to keep you in a state of ?mind blown? with every turn of the head. But all that freaky and funky ...

Oregon Coast Geology Fun Facts: Behind the Look of Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coas...

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 ...

Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast B...

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 ...

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coast Beach C...

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 ...

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide - Oregon Coast Beach...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? If you like major recognition for the Oregon coast or the wild and wooly geology of this placid place, then you'll love the developments of the past week. Another national magazine has recognized this shoreline, and an intriguing ...

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock - Beach Co...

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 ...


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It's 363 Miles Long, But What Is It? - Eugene Daily News

It's 363 Miles Long, But What Is It?
Eugene Daily News
No private citizens or businesses are allowed to block public access to the beaches along the Oregon coast. It would be possible for you to ... A survey published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in partnership with Oregon State University ...

Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video - Oregon ...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Weird Travel News: Oregon Coast Beaches That Make Odd Noises, Video
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
In fact, at Cape Meares it's absolutely the loudest of all the magic rock beaches of the Oregon coast. There's some interesting geology behind these unique and noisy features. Tom Horning, a geologist in Seaside, said these stones usually come from ...

Cape Lookout hike on Oregon coast ideal for whale watching - Washington Times

Washington Times

Cape Lookout hike on Oregon coast ideal for whale watching
Washington Times
We hiked the first half-mile with ranger Korbe, who told us about the cape's geology, history, ecology and some tips for whale watching. Cape Lookout was formed from the Columbia River Basalt flows that erupted from fissures in Eastern Oregon 15 ...
Oregon's Cape Lookout is ideal for whale watchingDalles Chronicle

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Sea change: OSU building interdisciplinary marine studies program - Corvallis...

Corvallis Gazette Times

Sea change: OSU building interdisciplinary marine studies program
Corvallis Gazette Times
OSU's Marine Mammal Institute, a world leader in whale research, is housed here, as is the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, which partners with industry to develop improved fishing and seafood processing methods. ... Other agencies with ...

Hot Archaeology and Cool Geology at SWOCC - Coos Bay World

Hot Archaeology and Cool Geology at SWOCC
Coos Bay World
COOS BAY ? The Geology Lecture Series at Southwestern Oregon Community College continues at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 18, with Utah State University's Joel Pederson, Ph.D., presenting ?Hot Archaeology/Cool Geology: New Approaches for Dating Rock Art ...

Cape Lookout hike ideal for whale watching - Statesman Journal

Statesman Journal

Cape Lookout hike ideal for whale watching
Statesman Journal
That's why we were excited to spend last week combining whale watching with hiking at Cape Lookout, home to one of the best trails and viewpoints on the Oregon Coast. It was a chance to add movement to an activity primarily about observation. The hike ...

Know your zone: Be aware of where you'll be before disaster strikes - Eureka ...

Know your zone: Be aware of where you'll be before disaster strikes
Eureka Times Standard
The California Geological Survey has run a number of numerical models of tsunamis from all areas of the Pacific. As more information about tsunamis ... In some cases, water heights can be estimated from the oral tradition and have been incorporated ...

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake...

KVAL

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake
KVAL
The maps were created by Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, or DOGAMI, as part of a research project for ODOT. They outline the landslide risks following a large earthquake on the Cascadia Subduction ...

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Seven Bizarre Basalt Wonders of the Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
But all that freaky and funky geology is particularly driven home by some of the truly astounding formations that these have created. (Above: what is sometimes called Star Trek Beach at Oceanside, because the rock features sometimes look ... At the ...

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Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology - Oregon Coast Be...

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Yachats, Oregon) ? The title is Beauty and the Beast, but he subject is far from Disney-esque. In fact, it's more about fiery lava flows and scary waves from the ocean deep. OSU Geosciences Professor Bob Lillie will give a presentation on earthquakes ...

 

 

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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