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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.

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

Small Quake 100 Miles Off Oregon Coast Felt by Some On Land
A small earthquake struck Friday morning just off the Oregon coast, about 100 miles from Coos Bay. Sciences

Oregon Coast Compendium of Fun: Yachats' Smelt Sands, 804 Trail, Spouting Horns
If you're heading there or need inspiration for something new to visit. travel tips, kids, geology

N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach, Nedonna Beach: Where History, Logs, Geology...
Why so many drift logs by the Rockaway jetty? Weird tale of history, geology

Oregon Coast Latest: A Week of Stellar Weather, Small Quake
Two fascinating tidbits of Earth science: great weather all week, an earthquake off the southern coast

 

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Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago - Oregon Coa...
17 Jun 2018 at 6:01pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Hawaii right now is like a live scene from these beaches millions of years ago, said Dr. Martin Streck, head of geology at Portland State University. ?When basalt lava flows into water, like a lake or into the ocean, that's when it's these so-called ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Oregon Coast Surprises: Weird, Hidden Aspects of Cape Perpetua Near Yachats -...
29 Dec 2017 at 5:17pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Surprises: Weird, Hidden Aspects of Cape Perpetua Near Yachats
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Yachats Geology: Wonders and Frights of Central Oregon Coast. These days, Cape Perpetua and the dozens of stunning beach spots in this area and around Yachats are one awe-inspiring wonder after another. All this, however, came about because of one ...

Lincoln City's Road's End State Recreation Site: Oregon Coast Wonders and Odd...
2 Jan 2018 at 4:47am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Lincoln City's Road's End State Recreation Site: Oregon Coast Wonders and Oddities
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Find wacky rock structures along the way, an intriguing, rather forceful surf and interesting geologic markings in the cliffs which tell the tales of all sorts of geologic activity over the eons. Lincoln City's Road's End State Recreation Site is at ...

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 ...


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Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago - Oregon Coa...
17 Jun 2018 at 6:01pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Hawaii Lava Flows are Look at Oregon Coast Millions of Years Ago
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Portland, Oregon) ? If you want to get glimpse of what some parts of the Oregon coast looked like 15 million years ago, or maybe even 40 million years ago, look at the volcanic disaster in Hawaii right now. (Above: Depoe Bay pillow basalts). It's ...

Bruce Owen Nolf - Bend Bulletin
4 Jun 2018 at 3:34pm

Bruce Owen Nolf
Bend Bulletin
From his family cabin at Neskowin, Bruce understood the specialness of the Oregon Coast, and completed coastal geology work that helped McCall and Oregonians preserve ?free and uninterrupted use of the beaches.? Additionally, Bruce served as a ...

Water under the bridge: 1943 ? footwear emporiums still swamped with customer...
20 Jun 2018 at 9:19am

Daily Astorian

Water under the bridge: 1943 ? footwear emporiums still swamped with customers
Daily Astorian
Program Director John Delaney, an oceanography professor at UW, toured the Oregon Coast this week with assistant director Michael Kelly and project manager Pete Barletto to discuss their vision with community members. The project would install powerful ...

Quake expert: Portland needs to shake up seismic retrofits - Portland Tribune
12 Jun 2018 at 7:32am

Portland Tribune

Quake expert: Portland needs to shake up seismic retrofits
Portland Tribune
Three years ago, Chris Goldfinger featured prominently in a Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker article that drove a new public awareness of the surprising odds that a subduction earthquake off the coast of Oregon could devastate the Pacific Northwest ...

EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS: County, cities moving ahead - The News Guard
2 Jun 2018 at 8:27pm

The News Guard

EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS: County, cities moving ahead
The News Guard
24, the Oregon Coast was placed under a tsunami warning following a 7.9 earthquake in Alaska. ... The Pacific Northwest area lands in what is known as ?the Ring of Fire,? an active zone of earthquakes, and volcanoes caused by movement of the tectonic ...

Missoula Floods topic of museum sponsored talk at Sprague Theater - Coos Bay ...
5 Jun 2018 at 6:04am

Coos Bay World

Missoula Floods topic of museum sponsored talk at Sprague Theater
Coos Bay World
The visual presentation ties together the wealth of historic, geologic and statistical components that tell the story of a series of floods that resulted when ice age dams broke in western Montana and sent unimaginable quantities of water to the ...

WATCH / EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS: County, cities moving ahead - The News Guard
2 Jun 2018 at 12:03pm

The News Guard

WATCH / EARTHQUAKE PREPAREDNESS: County, cities moving ahead
The News Guard
24, the Oregon Coast was placed under a tsunami warning following a 7.9 earthquake in Alaska. The warning was brief but allowed Lincoln County and area city emergency officials and first responders to experience the necessary steps to be ready for any ...

Gaining Ground - OregonWinePress.com
1 Jun 2018 at 9:28am

OregonWinePress.com

Gaining Ground
OregonWinePress.com
The AVA creation process begins by filing a petition with the TTB, explaining how an area's climate, soil types and geology are unique. Proposed boundaries must be justified and the AVA name ... by the end of 2018. California contains the most AVAs at ...

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
The Haystack Rock Awareness Program of the north Oregon coast and the Cannon Beach Library Lecture Series join together in March to host a talk on the underwater volcanic chaos going on beneath the waves. The next talk in the series ... Initially, he ...

Oregon officials blast Trump proposal to open up oil drilling off coast - kgw...
5 Jan 2018 at 7:32pm

kgw.com

Oregon officials blast Trump proposal to open up oil drilling off coast
kgw.com
?Really the bottom line for Oregon is offshore drilling is pretty unlikely. It's a really complex geologic environment and also past drilling really hasn't turned up the amount of oil and gas you'd need to make an economic go of any kind of offshore ...

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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