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Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River

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Published by For sale by the Dept. of Natural Resources in Olympia, Wash .
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  • Washington (State),
  • Jefferson County.,
  • Grays Harbor County.,
  • Pacific Coast.
    • Subjects:
    • Coasts -- Washington (State) -- Jefferson County.,
    • Coasts -- Washington (State) -- Grays Harbor County.,
    • Geology -- Washington (State) -- Pacific Coast.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 57-58.

      Statementby Weldon W. Rau
      SeriesState of Washington. Geology and Earth Resources Division. Bulletin no. 66, Bulletin (Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources) ;, 66.
      LC ClassificationsGB458.8 .R38
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 58 p.
      Number of Pages58
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5169579M
      LC Control Number74621020

      MLA citation style: Ewing, Maskell C, and U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey. Chart of the Potomac River and Eastern Branch from the Sister Islands to Geesboro Point and thence to the Navy Yard Bridge: with the topography of the adjacent country: made in pursuance of a resolution of the Corporation of the City of Washington, approved 26th May.

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Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River by Weldon W. Rau Download PDF EPUB FB2

GEOLOGY OF THE WASHINGTON COAST Between Point Grenville and the Hoh River. By Weldon W. Rau. INTRODUCTION. Long before the Washington coast was viewed by Perez, Heceta, and Bodega y Cuadra, its beaches served as highways between Indian villages. Later the early settlers used them in much the same way.

Geology and Earth Resources Division Bulletin No. Geology of the Washington Coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River: CONTENTS. Cover. COVER PHOTO—LOOKING NORTHWARD AT THE HOGSBACK AREA.

For nearly /2 miles, the cliffs and promontories are composed of large resistant blocks of chaotically mixed sandstone and volcanic rocks act. Get this from a library. Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River. [Weldon W Rau].

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Rau. Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River by Rau, Weldon W. Publication date Topics Coasts, Coasts, Geology Publisher Internet Archive Books.

American : Geology of the Washington Coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River Weldon W. Rau exposed in many of the cliffs and on tidal benches between Point Grenville and the vicinity of the Raft River.

The name Quinault (Quinaielt) was first applied to this group of rocks by Dr. Ralph Arnold, inin a published report on reconnaissance. These rocks, together with those exposed in the vicinity of Starfish Point near Beach Trail 4 (figs. 7 and 65), constitute one of the major coastal outcrop areas of Hoh rocks between Geology of the Washington coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River book Grenville and the Hoh River.

Locally these strata have been called the Browns Point Formation by some geologists. Washington coast between Point Grenville and the vicinity of the Raft River. The total stratigraphic thickness of the beds included may be as much as 6, feet, although relations between sections are not known precisely.

The Duck Creek-Pratt Cliff section alone, com­ posed of siltstone and fine-grained sandstone, is some 4, feet thick. Destruction Island (also known historically as Green Island) is a acre (12 ha) island located approximately miles (6 km) off the Washington coast.

Home to seabirds, shorebirds, and marine mammals, it is part of the Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge. The Hoh Indians used to frequent Destruction Island to capture rhinoceros auklets. In recent years the population of rhinoceros.

Landslide debris near the mouth of the Hoh River. Oil City in the 's. Oil well remains from drilling operation of the 's. Jefferson Cove. Route map—Hoh River to Toleak Point. Geologic map of the area between the Hoh, Quillayute, and Bogachiel Rivers. Middle Rock. Looking northward along the beach in the.

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These data include averages of sonic logs for several oil industry boreholes from Oregon and Washington that intersect basaltic rocks (Crescent Formation or Siletz River basalts) at various depths.

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Accretion of the Insular Super Terrane. Ongoing subduction of the Juan de Fuca Plate beneath B.C., Washington and Oregon. Further uplift of the Rocky Mountains. -Processes that break down rocks at Earth's surface to produce surficial materials. Weathering can also break down surficial materials.

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In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J. Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern /5(4). Rau, W. Geology of the Washington Coast between Point Grenville and the Hoh River.

Washington Department of Natural Resources, Geology and Earth Resources Division,Bulletin, Number 58 pages with illustrations. Softbound, minor signs of use, very good condition. Point Grenville Tides updated daily.

Detailed forecast tide charts and tables with past and future low and high tide times.Geologic map of the Cape Disappointment-Naselle River area, Pacific County, Washington Open-File Report By: Ray E.

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