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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.

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

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

 

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Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers - Oregon Coast Beach ...
2 May 2015 at 6:05am

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) ...

Updated: Oregon Coast Sea Stacks: Basalt Guardians for Millions of Years - Or...
27 May 2015 at 4:22pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Updated: Oregon Coast Sea Stacks: Basalt Guardians for Millions of Years
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? They sit like giants half submerged in the ocean, not far from shore. As if they were massive, mythological sentinels set with the mission to guard Oregon's coast. When you stare at them closely, there is a dark, brooding quality about ...

Presentation Shows Beauty and Beast of Oregon Coast Geology - Oregon Coast Be...
31 Oct 2014 at 6:08am

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 ...

Central Oregon Coast Talks and Trips for Fossils, Crabs, Clams, Agates - Oreg...
3 May 2015 at 5:47pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Talks and Trips for Fossils, Crabs, Clams, Agates
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
On Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30, Guy diTorrice, The Oregon Fossil Guy, will talk about fossil hunting on the Oregon coast, including a bit of coastal geology, where to find fossils, and what can and can't be taken from the beaches. The series will conclude ...

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coast Beach C...
9 May 2012 at 8:12pm

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 11:45am

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 6:46pm

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 ...

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide - Oregon Coast Beach...
20 Nov 2013 at 7:10am

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...
1 Jun 2010 at 7:54pm

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 4:21pm

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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Guides give geology lessons to visitors in Oregon's Coast Range - The Seattle...
19 May 2015 at 3:43pm

The Seattle Times

Guides give geology lessons to visitors in Oregon's Coast Range
The Seattle Times
Three miles up the Marys Peak Road, where the roadbed cuts through a ridge of dark volcanic rock, Bob Lillie is giving a geology lesson to a group of about 16 people. Clad in a bright yellow vest, Lillie ? an emeritus professor of geology at Oregon ...
Coast Range peak visitors gain geology lessonBend Bulletin

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Manzanita Talk Covers Geology of N. Oregon Coast Rivers - Oregon Coast Beach ...
2 May 2015 at 6:05am

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) ...

Updated: Oregon Coast Sea Stacks: Basalt Guardians for Millions of Years - Or...
27 May 2015 at 4:22pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Updated: Oregon Coast Sea Stacks: Basalt Guardians for Millions of Years
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Oregon Coast) ? They sit like giants half submerged in the ocean, not far from shore. As if they were massive, mythological sentinels set with the mission to guard Oregon's coast. When you stare at them closely, there is a dark, brooding quality about ...

Guides give geology lessons to visitors of Coast Range peak - Washington Times
17 May 2015 at 11:10am

Washington Times

Guides give geology lessons to visitors of Coast Range peak
Washington Times
Lillie's mini-lecture is one of several the group received on a recent Thursday evening on a three-hour field trip to the top of 4,097-foot Marys Peak, the highest mountain in the Oregon Coast Range, and about 15 miles (as the crow flies) west of ...

San Andreas, The Movie: 5 Geology Facts Versus Fictions - Science 2.0
29 May 2015 at 12:34pm

Science 2.0

San Andreas, The Movie: 5 Geology Facts Versus Fictions
Science 2.0
For the film, a rupture of the entire San Andreas Fault, which extends from near the Mexican border to almost Oregon, occurs, and while nothing is truly impossible past records of both historic and paleo-earthquakes show it has never happened and, if ...

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Underwater volcano erupts off the coast of Oregon - ZME Science
4 May 2015 at 2:45am

ZME Science

Underwater volcano erupts off the coast of Oregon
ZME Science
?It's kind of like a balloon ? as magma is going into the balloon, it's inflating, and it pushes the seafloor up,? William Chadwick, a geologist at Oregon State University said. ?As more and more magma gets in, the pressure builds. Eventually, it ...
Undersea eruptions off coast no risk for coastal residentsEureka Times Standard

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Central Oregon Coast Talks and Trips for Fossils, Crabs, Clams, Agates - Oreg...
3 May 2015 at 5:47pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Talks and Trips for Fossils, Crabs, Clams, Agates
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
On Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30, Guy diTorrice, The Oregon Fossil Guy, will talk about fossil hunting on the Oregon coast, including a bit of coastal geology, where to find fossils, and what can and can't be taken from the beaches. The series will conclude ...

LOWER NEHALEM WATERSHED COUNCIL SPEAKER SERIES ? MAY 14TH ... - North Coast &...
1 May 2015 at 11:30am

LOWER NEHALEM WATERSHED COUNCIL SPEAKER SERIES ? MAY 14TH ...
North Coast & Cannon Beach Citizen
The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council will welcome U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Hydrologist Mackenzie Keith during our upcoming Speaker Series event on May 14th at 6:30 pm. Please join us as we explore how the geology of the North Oregon Coast ...

Nehalem River geology is topic - Daily Astorian
8 May 2015 at 1:11am

Nehalem River geology is topic
Daily Astorian
She received her bachelor's degree in geology from Oregon State University in 2006, and a master's degree in geology from Portland State University in 2012. She was a key part of the USGS assessments of Oregon coastal rivers, including the Nehalem ...

For people who dig the coast - Oregon Coast Today
5 May 2015 at 2:26pm

Oregon Coast Today

For people who dig the coast
Oregon Coast Today
The Coastal Encounters series will continue on Tuesday, May 12, at Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library, with a talk about fossil hunting on the Oregon Coast from ?Oregon Fossil Guy? Guy DiTorrice. Coastal Encounters is a month-long series of talks ...

 

 

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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