Oregon Coast Beach Connection - lodging, dining, news, events and more

Oregon Coast Geology, Science of Geography, Rocks Oregon Coast - geological history for Astoria, Seaside, Cannon Beach, Manzanita, Nehalem, Wheeler, Rockaway, Garibaldi, Tillamook, Oceanside, Pacific City, Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats and Florence.

Search here for specific Oregon Coast Geology articles, subjects


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 from the Oregon Coast
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.

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.

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

 

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

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

and more »


More Oregon Coast Geology News, Science Articles

oregon coast geology - Google News
oregon coast geology - Google News
Google News

No stone unturned in Netarts Bay tour - Oregon Coast Today
19 Jul 2016 at 3:32pm

Oregon Coast Today

No stone unturned in Netarts Bay tour
Oregon Coast Today
This effort is partially funded by the Economic Development Council of Tillamook County and Visit Tillamook Coast. To learn more ... Support and funding for the geology tour has been provided by Oregon Community Foundation/Salty Dog Fund. Friends of ...

Random beach thoughts - Oregon Coast Today
19 Jul 2016 at 3:32pm

Oregon Coast Today

Random beach thoughts
Oregon Coast Today
The sun rose over the Coast Range and lit up the sand at low tide. To walk north or south? How does one ... I pondered a magnificent sentence John McPhee wrote about geology: ?The summit of Mt. Everest is marine limestone.? In other words, when ...

Who, What, Where, When..This week's calendar of events - Pamplin Media Group
20 Jul 2016 at 1:00am

Who, What, Where, When..This week's calendar of events
Pamplin Media Group
All are connected geologically, tied together with the tectonics of the Juan de Fuca plate, which is subducting under North America from the ocean floor off of the coast. Burns will discuss the exciting geology and natural history of Crater Lake, Mt ...

and more »

Risking death for the perfect photo - Daily Astorian
20 Jul 2016 at 8:33am

Daily Astorian

Risking death for the perfect photo
Daily Astorian
Everyone from photographers to families ignore warnings in order to get the perfect photo at the Oregon Coast's deadliest cape, where six people have died in the last 18 months. ... What makes the area unique, and dangerous, is geology. Jutting into ...

Home at risk after erosion at Oregon Coast - The Columbian
3 Jul 2016 at 8:12pm

OregonLive.com

Home at risk after erosion at Oregon Coast
The Columbian
In the past decade, Oregon has received about 30 applications, and, besides Dang's request, it has only denied one other application. Jonathan Allan, a coastal geomorphologist with the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, said fights ...
Should this house be saved? Oregon beach home just 8 feet away from slipping into oceanOregonLive.com
Erosion threatens Oregon beach homeKTVZ
Erosion threatens beach home; might signal battles to comeBristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

all 7 news articles »

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 ...

and more »

Calendar of events, July 20-28, 2016 - Pamplin Media Group
21 Jul 2016 at 1:02am

Calendar of events, July 20-28, 2016
Pamplin Media Group
All are connected geologically, tied together with the tectonics of the Juan de Fuca plate, which is subducting under North America from the ocean floor off of the coast. Burns will discuss the exciting geology and natural history of Crater Lake, Mt ...

and more »

Cape Kiwanda: Risking death for the perfect photo - Bend Bulletin
17 Jul 2016 at 12:02am

Bend Bulletin

Cape Kiwanda: Risking death for the perfect photo
Bend Bulletin
Lisa Stevenson, right, a park ranger with the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, talks to a man and has daughter who walked through the fence at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area in Cloverdale. Everyone from photographers to families ignore ...

and more »

Cape Kiwanda visitors continue to risk death - kgw.com
13 Jul 2016 at 11:25am

kgw.com

Cape Kiwanda visitors continue to risk death
kgw.com
What makes the area unique, and dangerous, is geology. Jutting ... The seven recent fatalities make this cape the deadliest spot on the Oregon Coast, a place that has brought wrenching heartbreak to families and communities across the Pacific Northwest.

and more »

Hillsboro Calendar: July 14-28, 2016 - Pamplin Media Group
15 Jul 2016 at 1:03am

Hillsboro Calendar: July 14-28, 2016
Pamplin Media Group
Food Talk ? Oregon is famous for its food. In addition to the daily practice ... July 25. Science Talk ? The Venetian Theatre and Bistro, 253 Main St. in Hillsboro, will host a talk about the geology of the National Parks with Scott Burns, PhD ...

and more »

 

 

Oregon Coast Lodging
Seaside
Cannon Beach Lodging
Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler Lodging
Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Lodging
Lincoln City Lodging
Depoe Bay Lodging
Newport Lodging
Waldport Lodging
Yachats Lodging
Oregon Coast Vacation Rentals
Oregon Coast Lodging Specials

Oregon Coast Bed and Breakfasts / B&Bs

Oregon Coast Restaurant, Dining Guide
Seaside
Cannon Beach Dining
Manzanita, Rockaway, Wheeler Dining
Pacific City, Oceanside, Netarts, Tierra Del Mar Restaurants
Tillamook Bay Restaurants, Dining
Lincoln City Dining, Restaurants
Depoe Bay Restaurants, Dining
Newport Restaurants, Dining

Waldport, Yachats Restaurants, Dining
Restaurant Reviews

Coast Events Calendar
Astoria
Seaside, Cannon Beach Calendar
Manzanita, Rockaway Events
Tillamook, Pacific City Calendar
Lincoln City Events Calendar
Newport, Depoe Bay Events Calendar
Yachats Events Calendar

Oregon Coast Weather
Seaside Weather
Cannon Beach
Manzanita
Nehalem Bay / Wheeler
Rockaway
Oceanside/Tillamook
Pacific City
Lincoln City
Depoe Bay Weather
Newport
Yachats
Florence

Oregon Coast Complete Guides every beach access,
Seaside, Oregon Complete Guide
Cannon Beach Complete Guide
Three Capes Complete Guide
Lincoln City Complete Guide
Waldport, Seal Rock Guide

Oregon Coast Travel News

Coastal Bars, Lounges

Search for Oregon Coast Subjects, Articles

Oregon Coast Camping

OREGON COAST VIRTUAL TOUR
Explore Every Beach Spot in Hundreds of Oregon Coast Pictures

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