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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 Virtual Tour Lane County Video: Cook's Chasm Moving, Firing Off ...
See the spouting horn move. Between Yachats and Florence. Travel tips, kids, geology

Three Small Quakes Rattle Offshore from Yachats, Central Oregon Coast
There were no reports of damage and not a single soul claims to have felt it. Geology

Small Quake Shakes Just Off Oregon Coast, California Coast
4.5 magnitude quake struck off the southern tip of the Oregon coast on Thursday at almost 11 a.m.

Minor Quake Off Oregon Coast Rattles Only Sensors, No Tsunami Alert Issued
Magnitude 4.1 offshore from the Oregon coast Tuesday at 7:14 p.m., no tsunami alert. Science

Cape Kiwanda, Oregon Coast: Complete Travel, Guide, Info
Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area full guide. Scenery, history, attractions, hiking, viewpoints, dune, geology. Pacific City, travel tips

Oregon Coast (Time) Travel Tips: Two Exceptional Wonders of Newport
A beach with discoveries millions of years old, another involves two lighthouses. Yaquina Head, Geology, History

Swarm of Five Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Last Week
A string of five small earthquakes rattled off the Oregon coast this last week, with four on Saturday alone. Geology

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour, Cannon Beach: Hug Point Geologic Oddities, Layers,...
Take an incredibly detailed walking tour of Hug Point. It's like being there. Travel tips. Cannon Beach lodging

Ghost Forests and Agate Beds Abound on Oregon Coast
Popping up like daisies in areas around Cannon Beach, Newport, Seal Rock and more. Science, geology

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.

 

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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 ...

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 ...

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
(Pacific City, Oregon) ? It adds a whole new meaning to the idea of earthly delights. What happened to create the Oregon coast landscapes you know and love is something just as fascinating as staring at their intricate beauty. Knowing how they got to ...

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 ...

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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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 ...

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach Has a Geologic, Land-Altering Surprise - Ore...
29 Jan 2016 at 7:14pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach Has a Geologic, Land-Altering Surprise
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Rockaway Beach, Oregon) ? There are some truly amazing secrets about the Oregon coast simply hiding in plain sight. People look at it all them all the time, in many cases, but never see the unusual detail right in front of them because they don't have ...

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 ...

N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Has History of Startling Geological Changes - Orego...
21 Jan 2016 at 6:17pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Seaside Has History of Startling Geological Changes
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Starting 300 years ago with a massive natural disaster, up to two large-scale geological changes in recent decades, the north Oregon coast family fun centerpiece used to look much different. (Photo above: Seaside dunes and its wide beach did not exist ...


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Learn about Oregon ecosystems at Jackson Bottom - Pamplin Media Group
19 Sep 2017 at 10:08am

Pamplin Media Group

Learn about Oregon ecosystems at Jackson Bottom
Pamplin Media Group
Steve Engel has been teaching classes at Jackson Bottom since 2014, most recently a series on Oregon geology last winter. "The present classes give people a basic ... Even people who have grown up in Oregon may not know some of the features that make ...

Firefighters could face floods, landslides - Mail Tribune
6 Sep 2017 at 2:14pm

Firefighters could face floods, landslides
Mail Tribune
The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries is advising that travelers avoid burned areas, particularly below steep slopes, canyons and near the mouths of canyons, according to a release issued Wednesday afternoon. ?Those recently burned ...

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UO's role in ShakeAlert gets federal funding boost - AroundtheO
25 Aug 2017 at 5:41am

AroundtheO

UO's role in ShakeAlert gets federal funding boost
AroundtheO
?The University of Oregon and other West Coast universities are doing important work to build an early warning system that will give people extra seconds to save lives, avoid or reduce injury and mitigate infrastructure damage during a major earthquake ...

When the Big One hits: Are you ready? - Mail Tribune
17 Sep 2017 at 12:02am

Mail Tribune

When the Big One hits: Are you ready?
Mail Tribune
Marino Rossi, a real estate broker representing the Sparta Building, says the building at Riverside Avenue and East Main Street has been seismically retrofitted, though it's still one of 192 buildings Medford has identified as being vulnerable in an ...

Why two major earthquakes hit Mexico, explained - The Straits Times
20 Sep 2017 at 11:49am

The Straits Times

Why two major earthquakes hit Mexico, explained
The Straits Times
The subduction zone responsible for the two recent quakes runs along the western coast of Central America, from central Mexico to Panama, said Gavin Hayes, a research geophysicist with the US Geological Survey. Other subduction zones are found across ...

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Composing in the Wilderness 2: on distant hills - Oregon ArtsWatch
26 Aug 2017 at 11:17am

Oregon ArtsWatch

Composing in the Wilderness 2: on distant hills
Oregon ArtsWatch
Nine composers ? three from Oregon this year ? spend four days in Denali National Park, accompanied by scientists and naturalists as they draw inspiration from the wildlife, geology, scenery, and adventure of their surroundings, then over the next ...

Tsunami Zone Update Gets Pushback From Oregon Coast Legislators - OPB News
1 Aug 2017 at 8:07am

OPB News

Tsunami Zone Update Gets Pushback From Oregon Coast Legislators
OPB News
When that day comes, the hope is that coastal schools, fire and police stations and hospitals are located high enough so that they don't get washed away when we most need them to be there. In Oregon and Washington, the state geology divisions released ...

Oysters, hikes, geology and tidepools ? Explore Nature July events - North Co...
7 Jul 2017 at 9:44am

North Coast Citizen

Oysters, hikes, geology and tidepools ? Explore Nature July events
North Coast Citizen
Details: Weather on the Oregon Coast is unpredictable and change quickly. Please dress accordingly. Please be prepared to walk on uneven, wet, and/or muddy surfaces. Transportation around the bay will be provided. Registration: Registration is required.

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Baker's mineral-rich history isn't all glittery gold - Baker City Herald
8 Sep 2017 at 1:12pm

Baker's mineral-rich history isn't all glittery gold
Baker City Herald
Brooks worked at the Baker City office of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries from 1956 to 1991. During his career he wrote many papers, among them the 1989 publication that I came across, ?Limestone Deposits in Oregon.? I greatly ...

Catch a class this summer - Oregon Coast Today
6 Jun 2017 at 11:55am

Oregon Coast Today

Catch a class this summer
Oregon Coast Today
Surfing, printmaking and sci-fi are among the courses on offer as Oregon Coast Community College gears up for its summer term. Running from June 26 through August 19, the term offers classes on a wide spectrum of topics and interests. Julia Pence will ...

 

 

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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