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Roadside Geology of Oregon

Roadside Geology of Oregon

by Marli B. Miller

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Learn about the Geology of Oregon with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 386 pages that are packed with detailed information about Oregon Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of Oregon
Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
iv
Geologic Map of Oregon
vi
Oregon's Geologic History
1
        Plate Tectonics and the Pacific Northwest
1
        Earthquakes and Faults
6
        Volcanic Activity
8
    Paleozoic Era
11
    Mesozoic Era
13
    Cenozoic Era
17
        Siletz River Volcanics and Tyee Formation
17
        Clarno and John Day Formations and the Western Cascades
20
        Columbia River Basalt Group and Uplift of the Coast Range
22
        Basin and Range
25
        High Cascades
26
        Glaciation and the Missoula Floods
27
        Oregon's Modern Climate and Waterways
32
Coast Range
35
        Formation of the Coast Range
35
        The Oregon Coast
40
        The Willamette Valley
48
    Guides to the Coast Range
51
        Portland
51
        Interstate 5: Portland - Eugene
54
          Skinner and Spencer Buttes
59
        Interstate 5: Eugene - Roseburg
61
          Detour to Folded Umpqua Group
63
        US 20: Corvallis - Newport
64
          Marys Peak
66
        US 26: Portland - Seaside
67
          Saddle Mountain State Natural Park
70
        US 30: Portland - Astoria
72
        US 101: Astoria - Lincoln City
74
          Ecola State Park
77
        US 101: Lincoln City - Bandon
81
          Devils Punchbowl
84
          Cape Arago
89
        OR 6: US 26 - US 101
93
        OR 18: Tualatin - US 101
96
          Erratic Rock State Natural Site
97
        OR 22: Salem - US 101
98
        OR 38: I-5 - Reedsport
99
        OR 42: Roseburg - Coos Bay
102
        OR 126: Eugene - Florance
106
Cascade Range
111
        The High Cascaades
113
        The Western Cascades
115
    Guides to the Cascade Range
117
        Interstate 84: Portland - The Dalles
117
        US 26: Portland - Madras
126
          Mt. Hood
128
        US 20: Albany - Bend
132
          Sisters to Redmond on OR 126
136
        US 22: Salem - Santiam Junction
138
          Silver Falls State Park
140
        OR 58: Eugene - US 97
143
        OR 62: Medford - Crater Lake - US 97
149
          OR 230 to Diamond Lake
152
        OR 66: Ashland - Klamath Falls
154
        OR 140: Medford - Klamath Falls
158
        OR 126: Eugene - US 20
160
        OR 138: Roseburg - US 97
164
        OR 242: McKenzie Bridge - Sisters
169
        Crater Lake National Park
171
          The Pinnacles
178
Klamath Mountains
181
        Accreted Terraces
184
        Klamaths after Accretion
188
    Guides to the Klamath Mountains
189
        Interstate 5: Roseburg - California Border
189
        US 101: Bandon - California Border
197
          Cape Blanco
200
        US 199: Grants Pass - California Border
207
          Oregon Caves National Monument
210
Lava Plateaus
213
        Columbia Plateau and the Columbia River Basalt Group
213
        High Lava Plains
217
        Owyhee Upland
219
    Guides to the Lava Plateaus
219
        Interstate 84: The Dalles - Pendleton
219
        US 20: Bend - Burns
222
        US 20: Burns - Ontario
226
        US 95: Idaho Border - Nevada Border
233
          Leslie Gulch - Succor Creek Byway
235
        WS 97: Biggs Junction - Bend - La Pine
237
          The Cove Palisades State Park
239
          Smith Rock State Park
243
          Newberry Volcano
245
        US 197: The Dalles - US 97
250
        US 395: John Day - Burns
253
        OR 78: Burns - Burns Junction
256
Blue Mountains
260
        Accreted Terraces
261
        John Day Fossil Beds
265
    Guides to the Blue Mountains
269
        Interstate 84: Pendleton - Ontario
269
        US 26: Madras - John Day
273
          Painted Hills Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
278
        US 26: John Day - Vale
281
        US 395: Pendleton - Mt. Vernon
286
        OR 19: Arlington - US 26 at Picture Gorge
289
          OR 207 to Mitchell
292
          Sheep Rock Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
294
        OR 218: Shaniko - Antelope - Fossil
296
          Antelope Highway
297
          Clarno Unit of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
298
        OR 82/OR 86/Wallowa Mountain Road: LaGrande - Joseph - Baker City
299
          Joseph Canyon Viewpoint
303
          Hat Point
306
          Hells Canyon
309
Basin and Range
312
        Normal Faulting
314
        lakes and Basins
316
    Guides to the Basin and Range
319
        US 97: La Pine - Klamath Falls - California Border
319
        US 395: Riley - Lakeview - California Border
323
        OR 31: La Pine - Valley Falls
328
        OR 140: Klamath Falls - Lakeview
336
        OR 205: Burns - Fields - Nevada Border
339
          Diamond Craters
342
          Steens Mountain
346
Glossary
349
Further Reading and References
357
Index
369