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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.

Seaside's The Cove: N. Oregon Coast Place with Old Secrets
Old history and wild new geology in a spot where you can find yourself alone

Two Quakes Off Oregon Coast Wednesday, One Magnitude 5.4
Both quakes were centered about six miles beneath the ocean floor. South coast, Bandon

Three Small Quakes Off Oregon Coast Wednesday, No Warnings
One in the morning and then two others only ten minutes apart. Sciences, South Coast

Eleven Quakes Rattle Off Oregon Coast on Saturday
Scientists say these clusters of quakes are not unusual. Sciences, South Coast

Small Earthquake Just Inland on Oregon Coast Felt By a Few
The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network received some 53 responses to the quake. South coast, sciences, Lincoln City

That Which is Haunting of An Oregon Coast Lighthouse: Cape Meares and Area
There are some morbid and dark histories in the area surrounding the Oceanside landmark. History, geology

Science Behind the Puffy, Bubbly Pillow Basalts of the Oregon Coast
All this happened along the Oregon coast some 14 to 40 million years ago. Geology, Yachats, Depoe Bay

New Oregon Coast Travel Book Examines Depoe Bay in Detail
Weird whale facts, beach finds, surprising geology, weather, lots of history

How Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock Was Created: Fiery Oregon Coast Tale
A geologic story of fire and lava flows with strength beyond imagining. Geology

Fort Stevens State Park: The Shocker Underneath This Oregon Coast Historical ...
Did you know that parts of Fort Stevens didn't exist before 100 years ago? Geology

Alaskan Earthquake Almost Created Small Tidal Surge on Oregon Coast
One geologist saw the possibility of a small bump in wave action

The Striking Rocky Curiosities Near Manzanita, N. Oregon Coast's Stranger Things
Giant basalt structures form the various headlands here, with craggy shapes jutting up from the ocean. Geology, travel tips

The Miocene Oregon Coast: Ancient (Almost-Dino) History All Around You
If you look close enough at some rocky walls on the Oregon coast, you'll see startlingly strange stuff. Geology, science, kids

Small Quake Off Oregon Coast Shortly After Three Canadian Quakes
Three large quakes off the Canadian coast on Sunday night, three off the south coast Tuesday

Extinct Volcano of Oregon Coast: Cascade Head's Fiery Surprise
This now pleasant hiking experience was a nasty, mean feature. Geology, Lincoln City

Trippy Facts About the Once and Future Oregon Coast
Geology is a mind-bending discipline, and it can tell the future. Lincoln City, Cascade Head, Neskowin, Oceanside, Cape Lookout

Once and Future Doomsday: the Creepy Super Volcano and Oregon Coast
The beaches are connected to all that, according to geologists. Sciences

Underwater Quake and Aftershocks Off Southern Oregon Coast, Felt As Far As Po...
Underwater quake early Wednesday morning, registering as a magnitude 6.2. Sciences, geology

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

 

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N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Outdoor Adventures for August - Oregon Coa...
3 Aug 2019 at 3:23am
N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Outdoor Adventures for August  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Tillamook, Oregon) ? Outdoor events abound on the north Oregon coast in August, as the Tillamook Coast region (Tillamook County) practically explodes with ...

Oregon Coast Geology, Science of Geography, Rocks Oregon Coast History - Oreg...
20 May 2018 at 9:29pm
Oregon Coast Geology, Science of Geography, Rocks Oregon Coast History  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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.

What Lurks Beneath Oregon Coast Beaches? Get Ready... - Oregon Coast Beach Co...
11 Aug 2019 at 12:00am
What Lurks Beneath Oregon Coast Beaches? Get Ready...  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Agates, yes. Bedrock and a few shipwrecks, yes. Also, at least one old timey mail car. Plus, bugs, crabs, clams and a whole biosphere of wee little critters.

Trippy Facts About the Once and Future Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Conn...
9 Sep 2018 at 12:00am
Trippy Facts About the Once and Future Oregon Coast  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Oregon Coast) ? Geology is a trippy, even mind-bending discipline. It sounds all boring and big word-ridden, and certainly there is plenty of complex ...

What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast's Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer - Oregon Co...
18 May 2018 at 12:00am
What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast's Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Seaside, Oregon) ? Have you ever looked around the north Oregon coast town of Seaside and wondered: what on Earth is beneath you? What is under all that ...

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video) - Oregon Coast...
13 Jul 2018 at 12:00am
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 ...

Seven Sometimes Uneasy Oregon Coast Historical Facts - Video - Oregon Coast B...
5 Dec 2018 at 12:00am
Seven Sometimes Uneasy Oregon Coast Historical Facts - Video  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Oregon Coast) ? The origin stories of Oregon coast places can be a serious wild card. You never know what you'll discover as you dig a bit deeper, and the ...

Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Three Capes Loop Vir...
9 May 2012 at 12:00am
Geology of an Oregon Coast Icon: Sweeping Cape Kiwanda - Three Capes Loop Virtual Tour, Oregon Coast  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 ...

Extinct Volcano of Oregon Coast: Cascade Head's Fiery Surprise - Oregon Coast...
12 Sep 2018 at 12:00am
Extinct Volcano of Oregon Coast: Cascade Head's Fiery Surprise  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Lincoln City, Oregon) ? That resplendent visage of Cascade Head that graces the northern end of Lincoln City is an Oregon coast landmark with a truly fiery ...

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology - Oregon Coast...
30 Apr 2011 at 12:00am
Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Oregon Coast) - They sometimes look like steps embedded in the rock, along one of those dramatic, platform-like shorelines that typify many spots along the ...

Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City...
20 May 2018 at 10:47pm
Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Pacific City's iconic Haystack Rock is framed by an exceptionally colorful sunset. How tall is Haystack Rock? It has an estimated height of 340.6 feet (103.8 m) as ...


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"oregon coast geology" - Google News
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A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon. Here?s why that matters. - National G...
29 Jul 2019 at 12:00am
A tectonic plate is dying under Oregon. Here?s why that matters.  National Geographic

A peek into the curious geology of the Pacific Northwest helps tease apart what may happen when the last bits of an oceanic plate get swallowed up.

Oregon courts disaster with new tsunami-zone law, critics say - OregonLive
16 Aug 2019 at 7:12am
Oregon courts disaster with new tsunami-zone law, critics say  OregonLive

Experts say it's only a matter of time before a shift in a major fault line off the Oregon coast causes a massive earthquake that generates a tsunami as much as ...

N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Outdoor Adventures for August - Oregon Coa...
3 Aug 2019 at 3:23am
N. Oregon Coast's Tillamook County Outdoor Adventures for August  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Tillamook, Oregon) ? Outdoor events abound on the north Oregon coast in August, as the Tillamook Coast region (Tillamook County) practically explodes with ...

Oregon Repeals Tsunami-Zone Construction Ban; California Still Has None - CBS...
17 Aug 2019 at 11:17am
Oregon Repeals Tsunami-Zone Construction Ban; California Still Has None  CBS San Francisco

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) ? With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area ...

Critics blast Oregon for building in areas at risk of tsunamis - Bend Bulletin
18 Aug 2019 at 9:14pm
Critics blast Oregon for building in areas at risk of tsunamis  Bend Bulletin

NEWPORT ? With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area expected ...

HB 3309 allows public structures to be built in tsunami zones - Tillamook Hea...
1 Aug 2019 at 12:00am
HB 3309 allows public structures to be built in tsunami zones  Tillamook Headlight-Herald

On June 25, Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 3309 into law. This law repeals the restriction that new essential facilities and new special occupancy ...

Series of earthquakes strike off Oregon coast Saturday - KOIN.com
22 Jun 2019 at 12:00am
Series of earthquakes strike off Oregon coast Saturday  KOIN.com

A series of earthquakes off the Oregon coast were recorded Saturday by the US Geologic Survey, with the strongest registering at 5.4 about 10 kilometers deep.

Sea Level Rise Report to Look Beyond 2050 - Coastal Review Online
14 Aug 2019 at 9:05pm
Sea Level Rise Report to Look Beyond 2050  Coastal Review Online

The Coastal Resources Commission is directing its science advisory panel to look at sea level rise predictions beyond 30 years in its 2020 update to a state ...

Oregon Is About to Get a Lot More Hazardous - Scientific American
29 Jun 2019 at 12:00am
Oregon Is About to Get a Lot More Hazardous  Scientific American

When you live in an area at as much geologic risk as Oregon, you would expect that government officials would maybe, possibly, take those risks seriously.

Southern Oregon Coast Travel Guide, Tourism News, Updates, Map - Oregon Coast...
16 Jun 2019 at 7:01pm
Southern Oregon Coast Travel Guide, Tourism News, Updates, Map  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Southern Oregon Coast Guides. - To Virtual Tours of North Half of Oregon Coast Florence Cushman Glenada Canary Siltcoos Dunes City Gardiner

Seven Sometimes Uneasy Oregon Coast Historical Facts - Video - Oregon Coast B...
5 Dec 2018 at 12:00am
Seven Sometimes Uneasy Oregon Coast Historical Facts - Video  Oregon Coast Beach Connection

(Oregon Coast) ? The origin stories of Oregon coast places can be a serious wild card. You never know what you'll discover as you dig a bit deeper, and the ...

Take a Hike this Summer with the Explore Nature Series - Tillamook County Pio...
29 Jul 2019 at 12:00am
Take a Hike this Summer with the Explore Nature Series  Tillamook County Pioneer

Summer is in full gear and that means an explosion of educational outdoor adventures are headed your way from the Explore Nature Series. These events are ...

Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington's coast - ...
21 Mar 2019 at 12:00am
Hundreds of bubble streams link biology, seismology off Washington's coast  UW Today

Off the coast of Washington, columns of bubbles rise from the seafloor, as if evidence of a sleeping dragon lying below. But these bubbles are methane that is ...

Scientists map geological hazards along southern Oregon coast - KCBY.com 11
5 Jan 2016 at 12:00am
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 ...

 

 

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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