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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.

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

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

 

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N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes a Mind-Bending Bit of Science - Oregon Coast Bea...
4 Jun 2016 at 5:49am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes a Mind-Bending Bit of Science
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The Dune Geology Nature Walk happens on June 23. Local geologist Tom Horning takes you on a walk around Lewis and Clark National Historical Park's Yeon Property near Sunset Beach. You meet there (in Warrenton) at 10 a.m., and the walk goes until ...

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
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 ...

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 ...

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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Ten Intriguing Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln City, Oregon Coast - Oreg...
26 Apr 2016 at 8:28pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Ten Intriguing Things You Didn't Know About Lincoln City, Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Lincoln City, Oregon) ? Even for regulars of this central Oregon coast hotspot, there can be eye-widening surprises. Case in point: these ten items of intrigue and interesting twists from Lincoln City. A hidden bay, secret parks, stunning geology and ...


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N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes a Mind-Bending Bit of Science - Oregon Coast Bea...
4 Jun 2016 at 5:49am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast Guided Hikes a Mind-Bending Bit of Science
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Horning is well known as a geologic expert around the north Oregon coast, and is considered one of the area's finest scientific minds. He grew up in Seaside, then earned his master's degree in geology at Oregon State University. In 1994, he returned to ...

Coos Bay prepares for disaster - Coos Bay World
28 Jun 2016 at 9:42am

Coos Bay World

Coos Bay prepares for disaster
Coos Bay World
"DOGAMI, the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, put out a map in what they believe would happen in a 9.0 Cascadia event. Where their projections of ... ?We're used to being on our own on the coast from time to time,? O'Connor said. ?We have ...

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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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Cascadia Rising helps Oregon prep for massive earthquake - Statesman Journal
7 Jun 2016 at 4:32pm

Statesman Journal

Cascadia Rising helps Oregon prep for massive earthquake
Statesman Journal
"Then, a tsunami will inundate the coast with as little as 15 minutes warning." At 8 a.m. Tuesday, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and the ... Ali Ryan Hansen, communications director for the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral ...

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The Exceptional Underwater City of Cuba: A New Theory on its Origins ? Part I...
23 Jun 2016 at 11:49am

The Exceptional Underwater City of Cuba: A New Theory on its Origins ? Part I
Ancient Origins
Reconstructed Image from the sonar scan of the sea floor off the coast of Cuba. However, the hypothesis that the city was originally ... Could it be that the Caribbean Sea has a similar geological history as the Mediterranean Sea? That is, could the ...

Land gift clears way for new high school - Daily Astorian
17 Jun 2016 at 2:05pm

Daily Astorian

Land gift clears way for new high school
Daily Astorian
?We will own the property that meets the Oregon Department of Geology and Minerals Industries' safety recommendations prior to going out for a bond.? Dougherty said ... ?We are a part of the coastal communities in which we operate. Helping the school ...

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Yellowstone National Park: Death in Hot Springs Illustrates Need to Follow th...
9 Jun 2016 at 4:07am

U.S. News & World Report

Yellowstone National Park: Death in Hot Springs Illustrates Need to Follow the Rules
U.S. News & World Report
Scott previously worked as a volunteer at the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve in Oregon, said Mary Loftin, a manager at the Hillsboro, Oregon, parks and recreation department. Scott worked there for about 20 months fielding questions from visitors ...

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Japanese bombs struck Collbran, Delta as World War II came to end - Grand Jun...
19 Jun 2016 at 10:51pm

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Japanese bombs struck Collbran, Delta as World War II came to end
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
The balloon bombs did kill six people ? five children and the wife of a minister ? who were on a church outing near Bly, Oregon, on May 5, 1945. They found the balloon tangled ... Initially, when the first balloon bombs were discovered on the West ...

On Birding: Music of birds is his expert passion - Press Herald
12 Jun 2016 at 1:30am

On Birding: Music of birds is his expert passion
Press Herald
The book is an engaging mix of travelogue and natural history, with a little bit of geology and anthropology mixed in. Most cross-country cyclists travel from the West Coast to the East to take advantage of prevailing westerly winds to aid their ...

Disaster has far-reaching impact - Coeur d'Alene Press
10 Jun 2016 at 12:05am

Disaster has far-reaching impact
Coeur d'Alene Press
Editor's note: Although the earthquake and subsequent disasters discussed in this report did not actually occur, each publication and reporter represented here is real, as is their reporting about the four-day disaster training exercise taking place ...

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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