Cataclysms on the Columbia

Cataclysms on the Columbia

The Great Missoula Floods

Book - 2009
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"Cataclysms on the Columbia" chronicles the geological research that led to the discovery of powerful prehistoric floods that shaped the Pacific Northwest.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Ooligan Press, c2009
Edition: Rev. 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9781932010312
Branch Call Number: 551.3509797 A4274c 2009
Characteristics: 204 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Burns, Marjorie
Burns, Scott 1947-


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The 'big bang' effect on the Columbia River in times past:
"It is now generally agreed that between 15,000 and 18,000 years ago around 40 to 90 tremendous deluges of almost inconceivable force and dimension swept across large parts of the Columbia River drainage. Swollen by the floodwaters,... Read More »

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