Glacial Lake Missoula
And Its Humongous FloodsBook - 2001
Annotation Do not be repelled by the word "humongous"; the book is a serious description, for the lay reader, of the several Bretz floods (Lake Missoula was repeatedly created by a glacier dam, which then released suddenly). The book includes many photos and maps. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
From Library Staff
multcolib_homeworkcenter Sep 11, 2017
The story of colossal Ice Age floods that reshaped the Northwest and fostered new geologic thought.When geologist J Harlan Bretz walked the dry scabland channels of eastern Washington in the 1920s, he realized he was viewing a landscape sculpted by water- and introduced controversial new theory.