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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.

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

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

 

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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.

Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW Waters - Oregon Co...
6 Aug 2016 at 4:10pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW Waters
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The data was published this week in Marine Geology, showing measurements from 195 core samples that contained the leftovers from undersea landslides caused by submarine quakes. Previous research has usually only come up with around a dozen such ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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Cave study designed to solve puzzle of prehistoric megadroughts in the wester...
26 Aug 2016 at 10:19am

Vanderbilt University News

Cave study designed to solve puzzle of prehistoric megadroughts in the western US
Vanderbilt University News
Caves in the megadrought study: White Moon Cave (WMC), Lake Shasta Caves (LSC), Moaning Cave (MC), McLean's Cave (ML), Oregon Caves (OCNM). ... Comparing records from the blue, white and red areas may allow the researchers to identify changes in the ...

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 ...

Catastrophic Earthquake Could Hit Oregon Coast Sooner - KEZI TV
6 Aug 2016 at 10:31am

Portland Tribune

Catastrophic Earthquake Could Hit Oregon Coast Sooner
KEZI TV
The work was done by researchers from Oregon State University, Camosun College in British Columbia and Instituto Andaluz de Ciencias de la Tierra in Spain. The research was supported by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Research says Big One could rattle state sooner than we thoughtPortland Tribune
New research finds greater frequency of Cascadia quakesThe Register-Guard
Study: Subduction zones quakes more frequent than previous estimatesCorvallis Gazette Times
Disaster News Network
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Are you prepared for a large earthquake along the Oregon coast? - KCBY.com 11
11 Aug 2016 at 5:45pm

Are you prepared for a large earthquake along the Oregon coast?
KCBY.com 11
... Oregon State University and other institutions. "The recent studies that have been coming out in the last few weeks indicate a little bit more probability in the section a little bit to our north as well," says Ron Metzger, geology professor at ...

What will maps mean to you? - Daily Astorian
21 Aug 2016 at 12:05am

Daily Astorian

What will maps mean to you?
Daily Astorian
?Each of the cities here that have been involved in this particular study area saw reduction,? said Jed Roberts, a flood mapping coordinator with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Warrenton's Diking District No. 1 ? now ...

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Scientists map geological hazards along southern Oregon coast - KCBY.com 11
5 Jan 2016 at 2:53pm

KCBY.com 11

Scientists map geological hazards along southern Oregon coast
KCBY.com 11
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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A Major Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest Looks Even Likelier - The Atlantic
11 Aug 2016 at 6:58am

The Atlantic

A Major Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest Looks Even Likelier
The Atlantic
The plate slipped, and a magnitude-9.0 earthquake resulted, devastating the coast of modern-day Oregon and Washington. According to one story, an entire ... And northern Oregon, which used to receive a quake about every 430 years, instead faces one ...

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Ashland Calendar, Aug. 10, 2016 - Ashland Daily Tidings
10 Aug 2016 at 12:57am

Ashland Calendar, Aug. 10, 2016
Ashland Daily Tidings
10, in Carpenter Hall on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St. Tickets are $12, $8 for ages 6-17, and can be purchased online at osfashland.org or by calling 541-482-4331. Western ... Lithia Park Nature Walks: Walk with naturalists ...

New flood maps needed to avoid sanctions - Daily Astorian
16 Aug 2016 at 10:02am

Daily Astorian

New flood maps needed to avoid sanctions
Daily Astorian
?Each of the cities here that have been involved in this particular study area saw reduction,? said Jed Roberts, a flood mapping coordinator with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. Warrenton's Diking District No. 1 ? now ...

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Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW Waters - Oregon Co...
6 Aug 2016 at 4:10pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Scientist: Quakes More Frequent in Pacific NW Waters
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? New evidence is pointing to more frequent earthquakes along the Cascadia Subduction Zone than previously thought, and an increased chance the big one expected to hit the Oregon coast will come sooner. The new findings come from ...

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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