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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 Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins
There's a hidden agate factory beneath the sands of one central Oregon coast town. Sciences, geology

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
Many millions of years of continental drift brought it here. The geology of how and when. Sciences

Small Quake Off Oregon Coast Sunday After Little Swarm of Quakes This Week
Waters off the southern Oregon coast rumbled with yet another small quake on Sunday morning. Science

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video)
The history of geologic discoveries is almost as fiery as the origins. Science

Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago
Heated masses explode upon contact with the sea water, which then in turn cool to become something you see here. Geology. Science

What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast's Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer
The answer is a little mind-boggling, especially when compared to other beaches. Science

4.0 Quake Off the Southern Oregon Coast Sunday, No Alerts
The small quake was centered about 120 miles west of Bandon, happening at 7:20 p.m.

Small 3.8 Quake Off Southern Oregon Coast
The earthquake was a magnitude 3.8, which hit at 1:44 a.m. Sciences

Curious Near Cannon Beach: What Causes This Odd Wave Action on N. Oregon Coast?
Just south of Cannon Beach, at Silver Point, there may be a sea monster. Science, geology, Manzanita, Silver Point

What Are These Curious Branch-Like Patterns on Oregon Coast Beaches?
These intensely intricate, feather patterns are some trippy geology. Sciences

N. Oregon Coast: Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Thr...
How tall is Haystack Rock? What is its geologic origin?

Wild Geologic Tour at N. Oregon Coast Presentation Covers Spectacular Events,...
Famed geologist Tom Horning will take attendees on A Geologic Tour of Clatsop Plains. Seaside events

Three Remarkable Aspects of Devil's Punchbowl, Central Oregon Coast
What is the Devil's Punchbowl, really? Three bizarre things you won't believe. Geology, history, Lincoln City

Video: Walking Oceanside, Oregon Coast and Its Magic Rocks Sounds
One of this place's distinct marvels is the famed magic rocks sound. Travel tips, geology, kids

Series of Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Sunday, Monday
None were large enough to be felt or trigger a tsunami alert

Oregon Coast Science: Why No Tsunami with the Alaska Earthquake?
Early Tuesday morning saw something startling for Oregon coast residents. Sciences

Biggest Oregon Coast News Stories of 2017: Eclipse, Oddities, Hidden Shipwreck
2017 had its share of wild occurrences, with storms, small quakes, weird nature, and a secret shipwreck. History

Oregon Coast History, Seaside Promenade Part II: From Lewis and Clark to Rock...
Where geology meets US history and rock history

Oregon Coast Surprises: Weird, Hidden Aspects of Cape Perpetua Near Yachats
What you don't know about Cape Perpetua will surprise you. Geology, history, travel tips

 

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Portland Presentation Gives Unique Travel Tips for Oregon Coast - Oregon Coas...
15 Aug 2018 at 2:32pm

Portland Presentation Gives Unique Travel Tips for Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
From surprising history of the region, weird weather facts, the rather spooky geologic beginnings of the beach, to various wonders of science and travel tips you've never heard about ? this is what Hagestedt's talk entails. Hagestedt is editor and ...

Oregon Coast Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins ...
6 Aug 2018 at 4:47am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The two geological wonders lurk far up into the Nelscott district, at a section where there's only cliffs and no beach accesses. It winds up rather remote, so you have to walk a ways from about the SW 33rd beach access. Both are an eruption of some ...

Lincoln City to Newport Have Something Rarely Found in the World: Agate Fossi...
15 Aug 2018 at 7:34pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Lincoln City to Newport Have Something Rarely Found in the World: Agate Fossils of Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Laura Joki runs Rock Your World gem shop and gallery in Lincoln City, and she's perhaps the coast's foremost expert on fossils right now, and certainly the geology of the central coast. To put it mildly, she has the inside scoop on all things rocky in ...

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When? - Oregon Coast Beach Connection
3 Aug 2018 at 5:21am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Tom Horning, Seaside geologist and resident, points to a huge array of things going on. The continental plates shifted westward, just as a massive hole in the Earth's crust (the same one that powers Yellowstone National Park) poured out lava flow after ...

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
14 Nov 2017 at 11:27pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology Meet
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
North coast geologist Tom Horning thinks he might have an answer, and he was surprised to see this for himself after Oregon Coast Beach Connection asked him about it last year. He admits it's speculation and opinion at this point: no one has ever ...

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video) - Oregon Coast...
13 Jul 2018 at 5:34am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video)
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Newport, Oregon) ? Truth is often stranger than fiction, especially in the realms of science. And when it comes to science, things can change rapidly. Such is the case with geologic discoveries on the Oregon coast. Newport's Yaquina Head is a prime ...

Three Remarkable Aspects of Devil's Punchbowl, Central Oregon Coast - Oregon ...
15 Feb 2018 at 4:17am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Three Remarkable Aspects of Devil's Punchbowl, Central Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Origin of an Oregon Coast Landmark: Devil's Punchbowl Geology. Essentially it's an old, old ? very old ? sea cave that fell apart. But there's more to the story. According to geology documents from the State of Oregon in 1971, the Devil's Punchbowl is ...

Monster Underwater Volcano Off Oregon Coast is Subject of Cannon Beach Talk -...
24 Feb 2018 at 6:53pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Monster Underwater Volcano Off Oregon Coast is Subject of Cannon Beach Talk
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
He received his B.A. at Colorado College where he majored in geology, then going on to immediately work in the field. Initially, he worked at Mount St. Helens with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), then moved on to obtain a PhD in geology at ...

Hug Point Geologic Oddities, Layers, Walking Tour - Oregon Coast Beach Connec...
13 Feb 2017 at 11:18pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Hug Point Geologic Oddities, Layers, Walking Tour
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
More signs of odd geologic upheavals in the diagonal, tilted rock structures, indicating these rock layers were thrown up into an angle, probably more than once. Today, these mean opportunities for climbing and walking inside for the child in all of us.

Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City...
25 Jun 2016 at 5:00am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City Three Capes Loop Virtual Tour, Oregon Coast: Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar, Pacific City. Pacific City's iconic Haystack Rock is framed by an exceptionally colorful sunset.


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Oregon coast quake cluster a reminder that someday 'big one' will hit
OregonLive.com
But Chris Goldfinger, a professor of marine geology at Oregon State University, said the cluster of quakes was a reminder that complex geological forces are at work under the waters of the Pacific Northwest. But not necessarily a warning that a larger ...

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When? - Oregon Coast Beach Connection
3 Aug 2018 at 5:21am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
To add even more craziness to all this geologic haziness: the north Oregon coast is understood much more than the central and southern Oregon coast. Up north, much of the basalt rock and mudstones have been better preserved. From Lincoln County ...

Beachfront real estate's value eroding - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
19 Aug 2018 at 11:17pm

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Beachfront real estate's value eroding
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Under normal circumstances, the six-bedroom oceanfront home on Oregon's northern coast would be a sought-after haven for summer beachgoers. With a hot tub ... ?These beaches are doomed,? says Orrin Pilkey, a professor of geology at Duke University.

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Portland Presentation Gives Unique Travel Tips for Oregon Coast - Oregon Coas...
15 Aug 2018 at 2:32pm

Portland Presentation Gives Unique Travel Tips for Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Bizarre geology and human history of the Oregon coast, including crazy structures that settlers naively built and the scary stories behind how much of the coastline was formed. Plus - five really cool, different ways to enhance your beach experience ...

NEW DETAILS: Is the 'Big One' looming? - The News Guard
9 Aug 2018 at 3:03pm

The News Guard

NEW DETAILS: Is the 'Big One' looming?
The News Guard
?At the intersection of the Juan de Fuca and Pacific Plates some 225 miles west of Florence, there have been a number of minor earthquakes taking place around July 24,? Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Coastal Geomorphologist ...

Series of earthquakes shake Oregon Coast on Tuesday morning - KVAL
24 Jul 2018 at 5:16pm

KVAL

Series of earthquakes shake Oregon Coast on Tuesday morning
KVAL
Geology Professor, Ron Metzger says that, while they aren't guaranteed indicators of the big Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake, the movement pushes the regions further. RELATED | The Big One 'will be probably the greatest natural disaster to hit the ...
OSU experts not concerned by 11 earthquakesKEZI TV
10 earthquakes recorded off Southern Oregon coastKATU

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Once prized and profitable, beachfront real estate can now be a losing propos...
18 Aug 2018 at 8:09am

Once prized and profitable, beachfront real estate can now be a losing proposition
The Seattle Times
Under normal circumstances, the six-bedroom oceanfront home on Oregon's northern coast would be a sought-after haven for summer beachgoers. With a hot tub ... ?These beaches are doomed,? says Orrin Pilkey, a professor of geology at Duke University.

Lincoln City to Newport Have Something Rarely Found in the World: Agate Fossi...
15 Aug 2018 at 7:34pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Lincoln City to Newport Have Something Rarely Found in the World: Agate Fossils of Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Laura Joki runs Rock Your World gem shop and gallery in Lincoln City, and she's perhaps the coast's foremost expert on fossils right now, and certainly the geology of the central coast. To put it mildly, she has the inside scoop on all things rocky in ...

Oregon Coast Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins ...
6 Aug 2018 at 4:47am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Lincoln City, Oregon) ? There's a hidden agate factory beneath the sands of one central Oregon coast town. Indeed it's ... The two geological wonders lurk far up into the Nelscott district, at a section where there's only cliffs and no beach accesses ...

Building for the Big One: Coastal campus designed to withstand quake, tsunami...
26 Jul 2018 at 6:06am

OregonLive.com

Building for the Big One: Coastal campus designed to withstand quake, tsunami
OregonLive.com
?We're building this building such that it will remain standing and be safe for people to go to the roof even in the event of an XXL,? said Bob Cowen, director of the Oregon State University marine center. ?The overall engineering makes this pretty ...

 

 

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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