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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.

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

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
Many millions of years of continental drift brought it here. The geology of how and when. Sciences

Small Quake Off Oregon Coast Sunday After Little Swarm of Quakes This Week
Waters off the southern Oregon coast rumbled with yet another small quake on Sunday morning. Science

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video)
The history of geologic discoveries is almost as fiery as the origins. Science

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

 

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Third Book in Detailed Oregon Coast Book Series Released: Odd Facts of Lincol...
21 Sep 2018 at 6:28pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Third Book in Detailed Oregon Coast Book Series Released: Odd Facts of Lincoln City
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
There's plenty of geologic surprises, like the towering volcano that still has a part of it showing today, and the wild factory of agates hiding beneath the sands of the central Oregon coast town. Plenty of nature insights, insider tips, hidden places ...

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 ...

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video) - Oregon Coast...
13 Jul 2018 at 5:34am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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 case with geologic discoveries on the Oregon coast. Newport's Yaquina Head is a prime ...

Trippy Facts About the Once and Future Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Conn...
9 Sep 2018 at 10:17pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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 terminology that will leave you scratching your head. But if you start digging in a bit deeper (if ...

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 ...

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 ...

Once and Future Doomsday: the Creepy Super Volcano and Oregon Coast - Oregon ...
29 Aug 2018 at 6:46pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Once and Future Doomsday: the Creepy Super Volcano and Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The Oregon coast is connected to all that, according to geologists. Although some eruptions are more easily connected to this than others. They know almost for certain that the hotspot powered massive eruptions around Eastern Oregon about 18 million ...

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 Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins ...
6 Aug 2018 at 4:47am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Agate Hunters Delight: Lincoln City's Subterranean Jasper Veins
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The two geological wonders lurk far up into the Nelscott district, at a section where there's only cliffs and no beach accesses. It winds up rather remote, so you have to walk a ways from about the SW 33rd beach access. Both are an eruption of some ...

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 ...


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Geo-Adventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels - Scientific American (blog)
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Geo-Adventuring, the Beginning: Marys Peak Marvels
Scientific American (blog)
Come one, come all, and visit a dizzying array of marvelous geology with us! Day One: Marys Peak, Corvallis, Oregon ... Marys Peak is this long, swaybacked mountain in the Coast Range near Corvallis, Oregon. It doesn't look like much from a distance, ...

Third Book in Detailed Oregon Coast Book Series Released: Odd Facts of Lincol...
21 Sep 2018 at 6:28pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Third Book in Detailed Oregon Coast Book Series Released: Odd Facts of Lincoln City
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
There's plenty of geologic surprises, like the towering volcano that still has a part of it showing today, and the wild factory of agates hiding beneath the sands of the central Oregon coast town. Plenty of nature insights, insider tips, hidden places ...

Q&A with Harold Tobin, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network - UW ...
4 Oct 2018 at 11:49am

UW Today

Q&A with Harold Tobin, director of the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network
UW Today
UW News sat down with Tobin to learn a bit more about his research, experience and plans for the UW-based Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, a coalition among the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Oregon and the UW that monitors seismic ...

Palmberg rezoning plan undergoes Planning Commission review - Daily Astorian
17 Sep 2018 at 3:01pm

Daily Astorian

Palmberg rezoning plan undergoes Planning Commission review
Daily Astorian
Consultants provided details on impacts on traffic, wetlands and other resources, including the geology of the property and environmental impacts from the Department of Environmental Quality. If rezoned, OTAK consultant Li Alligood said on ... The ...

Trippy Facts About the Once and Future Oregon Coast - Oregon Coast Beach Conn...
9 Sep 2018 at 10:17pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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 terminology that will leave you scratching your head. But if you start digging in a bit deeper (if ...

Oregon coast quake cluster a reminder that someday 'big one' will hit - Orego...
30 Jul 2018 at 1:34pm

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Oregon coast quake cluster a reminder that someday 'big one' will hit
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But Chris Goldfinger, a professor of marine geology at Oregon State University, said the cluster of quakes was a reminder that complex geological forces are at work under the waters of the Pacific Northwest. But not necessarily a warning that a larger ...

Series of earthquakes shake Oregon Coast on Tuesday morning - KVAL
25 Jul 2018 at 11:33am

KVAL

Series of earthquakes shake Oregon Coast on Tuesday morning
KVAL
Geology Professor, Ron Metzger says that, while they aren't guaranteed indicators of the big Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake, the movement pushes the regions further. RELATED | The Big One 'will be probably the greatest natural disaster to hit the ...
OSU experts not concerned by 11 earthquakesKEZI TV
10 earthquakes recorded off Southern Oregon coastKATU

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How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When? - Oregon Coast Beach Connection
3 Aug 2018 at 5:21am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

How Did the Oregon Coast Come to Be - and When?
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
To add even more craziness to all this geologic haziness: the north Oregon coast is understood much more than the central and southern Oregon coast. Up north, much of the basalt rock and mudstones have been better preserved. From Lincoln County ...

What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast's Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer - Oregon Co...
18 May 2018 at 5:10am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

What is Beneath N. Oregon Coast's Seaside? Trippy Geologic Answer
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Contrast that with Cannon Beach, Horning said, where the sand is only about three feet above the hard rock surface. Other spots around the Oregon coast can show their bedrock fairly often ? albeit briefly ? when winter storms scour out sand levels ...

Is Newport's Yaquina Head an Old Oregon Coast Volcano? (Video) - Oregon Coast...
13 Jul 2018 at 5:34am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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 case with geologic discoveries on the Oregon coast. Newport's Yaquina Head is a prime ...

 

 

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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