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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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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.

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

Four Frightening Stories of Fire, Volcanoes from Oregon Coast
The really wild stuff happened millions of years ago and comprises much of the coastal landscape today. Geology, science

Ten Intriguing Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln City, Oregon Coast
A hidden bay, secret parks, stunning geology and historical attractions are just a part of this little journey

New Internet Hoax About Impending Oregon Coast Quake Goes Viral
How to arm yourself against getting fooled by such hoax sites, and the damage these could do to real warnings that may be issued.

Photos of Oregon Coast Ghost Forest Stumps: Where Else to Find Them
You'll find them near Cannon Beach, Pacific City, Oceanside, Seal Rock, Yachats and a lot in the Newport area. History. Geology

Oregon Coast Showing Its Underbelly: Ghost Forests, Prehistoric Bedrock
Agates, craggy bedrock more than 22 million years old and 4,000-year-old ghost forests. Geology

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach Has a Geologic, Land-Altering Surprise
That pair of sea stacks is creating a structure we can't see and bending the beach around it

N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Has History of Startling Geological Changes
The north Oregon coast family fun centerpiece used to look much different. Science

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

 

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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
We asked geologist Jonathan Allan, with Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, about the height of the Haystack at Pacific City. ?The rock has an estimated height of 340.6 feet (103.8 m) as determined from Lidar data collected by our ...

The Crazy, Hazy Tale of a Spectacular Oregon Coast Real Estate Failure - Oreg...
20 Aug 2016 at 7:54pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

The Crazy, Hazy Tale of a Spectacular Oregon Coast Real Estate Failure
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Most troubling, the Anderson's had considerable trouble finding a geologist who would sign off on the idea. They went through several, and finally found one man from Waldport who actually wrote the construction might even stabilize the wobbly Jump Off Joe.

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) ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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oregon coast geology - Google News
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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 ...

Meet the rock stars - Oregon Coast Today
10 Jan 2017 at 3:15pm

Oregon Coast Today

Meet the rock stars
Oregon Coast Today
The picturesque town of Yachats, long dubbed the ?Gem of the Oregon Coast,? will live up to its nickname this weekend when it hosts its ?Sixth Ever? agate festival. Free and open to all, the Yachats Agate Festival features nearly 30 vendors from ...

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Find Treasures from the Sea and Sand in Lincoln City - Coast Explorer Magazine
27 Dec 2016 at 11:22am

Coast Explorer Magazine

Find Treasures from the Sea and Sand in Lincoln City
Coast Explorer Magazine
In addition to learning about local geology participants should prepare for an unforgettable beachcombing adventure. Questions and feedback is encouraged and the best part is taking home your found treasures. Public parking lots are at SW32nd and 35th ...

Barack Obama Names Portion Of Laguna Beach A California Coastal National Monu...
13 Jan 2017 at 10:00am

Patch.com

Barack Obama Names Portion Of Laguna Beach A California Coastal National Monument
Patch.com
LAGUNA BEACH, CA ? President Barack Obama Thursday expanded protection to six new sites along the coast of California, including an area in south Orange County known as the Orange County Rocks and Islands. The California Coastal National ...
Interior Secretary Jewell Applauds President Obama's Designation of the National Monuments to Preserve Pivotal Civil ...eNews Park Forest
Obama names five new national monuments, including Southern civil rights sitesWashington Post
Statement by the President on Designating Monuments Honoring Civil Rights HistoryWhitehouse.gov

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Flood watch issued for northwest Oregon, could result in landslides - KVAL
20 Dec 2016 at 4:49pm

Flood watch issued for northwest Oregon, could result in landslides
KVAL
"Heavy rain can trigger landslides," said Ali Ryan Hansen, communications director for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI). "Landslides and debris flows are possible during this weather, so be aware of the potential hazard.".

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OUTDOORS CALENDAR - The Register-Guard
20 Dec 2016 at 12:21am

OUTDOORS CALENDAR
The Register-Guard
The free programs, a collaboration of the Deschutes National Forest and Mt. Bachelor Ski Area, focus on the ecology, geology and wildlife of the Cascades. Snowshoe tours begin this week and ... The Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport will claw into the ...

January 4, 2017 - Axial Seamount Science - The Corvallis Advocate
4 Jan 2017 at 2:58pm

January 4, 2017 - Axial Seamount Science
The Corvallis Advocate
The Axial Seamount 300 miles off the Oregon Coast is sure proving to be a good laboratory to study volcanoes lately. Conveniently not too far offshore, Axial Seamount is frequently active, ... That last one was predicted months in advance by Oregon ...

The Crazy, Hazy Tale of a Spectacular Oregon Coast Real Estate Failure - Oreg...
20 Aug 2016 at 7:54pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

The Crazy, Hazy Tale of a Spectacular Oregon Coast Real Estate Failure
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? These days, it's a pleasant if not mysterious and crusty tourist attraction on the central Oregon coast, one that's part castle-like ruins and part lovely viewpoint. Splattered in ... It all came down to the geology of the place ...

Scientific Partnership Aims to Help Shape Safer Coastal Communities - Satelli...
14 Jan 2017 at 11:33am

Satellite PR News (press release)

Scientific Partnership Aims to Help Shape Safer Coastal Communities
Satellite PR News (press release)
Oregon State University's model of coastal dune evolution will be expanded to include management options such as vegetation planting, beach nourishment, and beach scraping. The University of Alabama will investigate the vulnerability of dunes to ...

BOOK REVIEW: PNW tribes, legend featured in reprint of century-old novel - Ea...
14 Jan 2017 at 3:08am

East Oregonian (subscription)

BOOK REVIEW: PNW tribes, legend featured in reprint of century-old novel
East Oregonian (subscription)
?The Bridge of the Gods: A Romance of Indian Oregon? was first published in 1890 by Frederic Homer Balch, a pastor from Hood River, and became one of the most successful works of fiction in the Pacific Northwest, remaining in print for more than 100 ...

 

 

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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