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Twin Rocks Pastels, Rockaway Beach (plus Geology of Twin Rocks)
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Twin Rocks Pastels, Rockaway Beach (plus Geology of Twin Rocks)

Time will eventually wear these down, but for now Twin Rocks helps coastal sunsets become even more spectacular. Below, Twin Rocks are in a pastel mood, like an oil painting - conditions not uncommon during spring.

How old is Twin Rocks? Carbon dating has them at roughly 15 million years old and coming from the Columbia Basalt flow that created much of the northern Oregon coast. It's a curious story (see below)

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