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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

 


Latest Oregon Coast Geology News
Oregon Coast Travel, Tourism, Science, Entertainment News - Breaking News fr...
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.

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

Oregon Coast Photo Essay: Subtle Wonders of Chaos in Yachats
There's a lot about this little central Oregon coast wonder that's fairly obvious right off the bat: a dramatic, crazed coastline where rocky basalt structures coax the waves into a constant state of crashing. Geology. Yachats attractions

Late Summer Adventures Abound Right Now on Oregon Coast
Here's a sampling of things to look for - and this is only in a ten-mile range of coastline. Geology, kids, N. coast, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Arch Cape

Oregon Coast Virtual Tour: Devil's Churn in a foamy mood
Stunning things can happen at this awe-inspiring attraction between Yachats and Florence, like snow going the wrong direction. Family. Geology. Yachats Virtual Tour

The Breakers Beach Houses, Stunning Neskowin Lodging
Vacation Rentals sleep at least six, decks, barbecue, fireplaces. Kids. Central Coast. Close to geology wonders

Recent Oregon Coast, Science News: Meteors, Earthquake, Tsunami Debris
Never a dull moment, it seems, on the Oregon coast: either on the beaches, just offshore beneath the ocean or even in the skies

Oregon Coast March Lecture Addresses Erosion of Beachfront Communities
March 7 is the World of Haystack Rock Library Lecture Series: Living on the Edge: Adapting to coastal erosion and shoreline change. Geology

Oregon Coast Tsunami Road Show to Inform About Varied Disasters
The Tsunami Road Show will be starting its tour of the Oregon coast in early March, teaching locals about tsunami and earthquake preparedness

 

site:www.beachconnection.net geology - Google News
site:www.beachconnection.net geology - Google News
Google News

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 ...

Video: Wild Watery Geyser of Cook's Chasm, Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach ...
3 Feb 2015 at 5:00am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Video: Wild Watery Geyser of Cook's Chasm, Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Yachats, Oregon) ? One of the wilder features of the entire Oregon coast, the spouting horn at Cook's Chasm is certainly among the most animated as well. It fires off water into the air, sometimes quite high, making a surprising hissing noise. At ...

Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast B...
14 Apr 2011 at 10:45am

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 ...

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Oregon Coast Beach C...
9 May 2012 at 7:12pm

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 ...

New on Oregon Coast: National Honors and a Geology Guide - Oregon Coast Beach...
20 Nov 2013 at 6:10am

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 6:54pm

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 3:21pm

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 ...

Oregon Coast Science Events Cover Otters, Birds, Climate, Geology, Paleobotan...
21 Feb 2012 at 4:51pm

Oregon Coast Science Events Cover Otters, Birds, Climate, Geology, Paleobotany
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Other major speakers include geologist Curt Peterson, who will discuss erosion, sand supply and the future of Oregon's beaches in an era of climate change. Dr. Peterson will also lead a field trip on coastal geology on Sunday. Pat Corcoran of Sea Grant ...

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology - Oregon Coast...
30 Apr 2011 at 12:44pm

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 ...

Same Oregon Coast Beach, Three Distinct Visions - Beach Connection
3 Feb 2011 at 3:01am

Same Oregon Coast Beach, Three Distinct Visions
Beach Connection
This weird pattern, according to Seaside geologist Tom Horning, is the result of one of the processes behind the re-eruptions of the fiery time that created Haystack Rock ? the famous landmark within Cannon Beach's borders. Millions and millions of ...


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oregon coast geology - Google News
oregon coast geology - Google News
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Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake...
27 Feb 2015 at 6:20am

Phys.Org

Map outlines western Oregon landslide risks from a subduction zone earthquake
Phys.Org
The maps were created by Oregon State University and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, or DOGAMI, as part of a research project for ODOT. They outline the landslide ... "Landslides are a natural part of both the Oregon Coast ...

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Dynamic revetment takes on erosion - Newport News Times
26 Feb 2015 at 10:07pm

Dynamic revetment takes on erosion
Newport News Times
... like Yaquina Head and Waldport, Hatfield Facilities Manager Jim Lewis said. It was the Department of Geology and Mineral Industries who did studies to determine the best designs for the Oregon coast. For the complete article see the 02-27-2015 issue.

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Babcock resigns from Folkmoot - Smoky Mountain News
25 Feb 2015 at 8:27am

Babcock resigns from Folkmoot
Smoky Mountain News
They both attended grad school in Eugene, Oregon, but Schwab received her master's in public affairs while her husband went on to get his Ph.D. in geology. Before moving back to WNC, the Schwabs lived in Arcata where Angie founded Humboldt Made, ...

Oregon Geology And Mineral Industries Head Leaving For New Job - OPB News
10 Feb 2015 at 2:17pm

OPB News

Oregon Geology And Mineral Industries Head Leaving For New Job
OPB News
McConnell stresses, she's not leaving because of that. She'll be the new executive director of the Geological Society of America. She does think legislators should take another look at the law that governs Oregon's earthquake preparedness and the coast ...

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
(Yachats, Oregon) ? The title is Beauty and the Beast, but he subject is far from Disney-esque. In fact, it's more about fiery lava flows and scary waves from the ocean deep. OSU Geosciences Professor Bob Lillie will give a presentation on earthquakes ...

Things To Do 2/26-3/4 - Las Cruces Sun-News
25 Feb 2015 at 1:12pm

Things To Do 2/26-3/4
Las Cruces Sun-News
EPHM Book Club's Spring Discussion: "The Perfect Nazi: Uncovering My Grandfather's Secret Past" by Martin Davidson at 11 a.m. Sunday at El Paso Holocaust Museum, 715 N. Oregon St., El Paso. The event will kick off EPHM's 2015 ... Ballroom East Coast ...

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He knows his way around rocks and travel - The Recorder
15 Feb 2015 at 8:15pm

The Recorder

He knows his way around rocks and travel
The Recorder
They did, however, get to tour the Pacific coast, stopping in San Francisco, Crater Lake in Oregon, and Yosemite National Park in California. Two years later, he took ... Little came upon his careers as a geology professor and tour guide through ...

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Sat, Feb 28, 7:00 pm - Coos Bay World
22 Feb 2015 at 12:04am

Coos Bay World

Sat, Feb 28, 7:00 pm
Coos Bay World
The ongoing Geology Lecture Series is sponsored by Oregon Resources Corporation; the SWOCC Foundation and Southwestern Oregon Community College. Dr. David Jewitt will present Death From Space ? Primitive bodies of the Solar System and how ...

Grant's Getaways: Cape Perpetua - kgw.com
30 Jan 2015 at 3:58pm

kgw.com

Grant's Getaways: Cape Perpetua
kgw.com
"Without a doubt, it's the most gorgeous stretch of the Oregon coast with the collection of rocky shores, so the geology, the geography and certainly the forest add up to a wonderful place to relax and wonder and wander if you want a place to decompress.".

High winds, floods possible from incoming storms - Mail Tribune
4 Feb 2015 at 4:54pm

High winds, floods possible from incoming storms
Mail Tribune
Officials at the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries said landslides can travel more than a mile with ease and can transport a variety of large debris, including logs and boulders. Areas along the bottoms of canyons, stream channels or ...

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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