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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.

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

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

 

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Travel Books Dig Into Oregon Coast Winter, Fall Aspects Not Talked About
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
All three books take a detailed trip through each section of coast, listing every beach access in the area, and then taking that farther and delving deep into the history of them, the geology and a host of trivia that range from the enlightening to the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Haystack Rock Sunset, Height, Geology; and Brooten Road, Through Pacific City...
27 Jun 2016 at 5:00am

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

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 determined from Lidar data collected by state geologists. More here on height of ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology - Oregon Coast...
30 Apr 2011 at 12:44pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Mysterious Rocky Steps Along Oregon Coast Explained by Geology
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
Tom Horning, a geologist living in Seaside, says they come from those periods millions of years ago when the area was formed by big lava flows ? often which seared across hundreds of miles to get to this spot. These kinds of eruptions continued over ...

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 ...

Central Oregon Coast Cave Tells a Varied Geologic Tale - Oregon Coast Beach C...
15 Jul 2011 at 12:38pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Central Oregon Coast Cave Tells a Varied Geologic Tale
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
(Yachats, Oregon) ? At Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint, in the dramatic stretch of beaches and cliffs between Yachats and Florence, there's a simple cave in the cliffs. As far as caves go, it's just a tad more interesting than many on the Oregon coast ...


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A Perpetua learning cycle
Oregon Coast Today
29 and will include a special focus on wildlife, geology, landscapes and threatened species along with other unique topics. All events are free and open to all, but a Northwest Forest Pass, Oregon Coast Passport, Federal Recreation Pass or $5 day-use ...

Mount Hood faults could cause earthquake devastation in Portland - OregonLive...
23 Oct 2018 at 8:54am

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Mount Hood faults could cause earthquake devastation in Portland
OregonLive.com
... Madin of the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries and Ashley Streig, assistant professor of geology at Portland State University, poses yet another risk to the region, coupled with the Cascadia Subduction Zone off the Oregon coast ...

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Do we need liquefied natural gas? - Coos Bay World
13 Nov 2018 at 3:00pm

Coos Bay World

Do we need liquefied natural gas?
Coos Bay World
Oregon Department of Geology, winter 2012, "The 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami: Lessons for the Oregon Coast". National police agency of Japan. 15,845 were confirmed killed and another 3,380 are still missing.

Spooky Halloween Geology for Your Holiday Entertainment - Scientific American...
31 Oct 2018 at 6:38am

Spooky Halloween Geology for Your Holiday Entertainment
Scientific American (blog)
Intriguingly, James Graham Cooper, a naturalist living on the Washington coast in 1853-1854, had noticed the dead trees, too. He thought they had died slowly, sinking into quicksand. Atwater, however, knew differently. When a magnitude 9.5 earthquake ...

These are the most dangerous US volcanoes, scientists say - National Geographic
26 Oct 2018 at 7:49am

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These are the most dangerous US volcanoes, scientists say
National Geographic
In the wake of its recent fiery rampage, it's perhaps no surprise that K?lauea in Hawaii tops the list as the most dangerous volcano in the U.S., according to newly released rankings from the U.S. Geological Survey. Washington's Mount St. Helens and ...
2018 update to the U.S. Geological Survey national volcanic threat assessment - USGS Publications WarehouseUSGS Publications Warehouse
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Oregon Coast Book Series 'Ultimate' Guide to Fall, Winter Beaches and Their S...
1 Nov 2018 at 2:40pm

Oregon Coast Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Book Series 'Ultimate' Guide to Fall, Winter Beaches and Their Surprises
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
The latest book is titled ?Ultimate Oregon Coast Travel: Lincoln City (Neskowin, Gleneden Beach),? and like the other two about Cannon Beach and Seaside, the subtitle is ?Every Beach Access, Odd Facts, Fun Finds.? All three books take a detailed trip ...

Coos Bay school adds tsunami evacuation to Great ShakeOut: 'We're right next ...
18 Oct 2018 at 2:57pm

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Coos Bay school adds tsunami evacuation to Great ShakeOut: 'We're right next to the bay'
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A quake would first shake the region - and then send a tsunami wave rolling toward the coast. ?We're right next to the bay," said Phillips-Maine, "so we need to be very, very careful. The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries says it ...

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Travel Books Dig Into Oregon Coast Winter, Fall Aspects Not Talked About - Or...
3 Nov 2018 at 5:28pm

Travel Books Dig Into Oregon Coast Winter, Fall Aspects Not Talked About
Oregon Coast Beach Connection
This concept of Second Summer on the Oregon coast ? and other facets of fall, winter and spring ? are not talked about by local tourism entities, but they are all an integral part of the book series ?Ultimate Oregon Coast Travel.? The third in that ...

Newly Discovered Faults on Mount Hood Could Trigger a Massive Portland Earthq...
22 Oct 2018 at 2:35pm

Willamette Week

Newly Discovered Faults on Mount Hood Could Trigger a Massive Portland Earthquake
Willamette Week
According to a release from Portland State University and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) there is an "extensive network of geologic faults extending north and south of Mt. Hood," that could "generate large earthquakes ...
Mount Hood Gives Region Something Else To Worry About: 7.2 QuakePatch.com

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Wenz: Adapt now to changing climate - Albany Democrat Herald
15 Nov 2018 at 4:11pm

Wenz: Adapt now to changing climate
Albany Democrat Herald
In September 2018, U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (Oregon) introduced a bill that would fund the Forest Service and other federal agencies to work with local communities to create collaborative projects similar to the DCFP throughout the Western states ...

 

 

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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