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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood Features
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From Montana, across Northern Idaho, over Eastern Washington, and finishing up in Oregon at the Pacific Ocean the floods left features that are very visible today. Log these features and let others know the history of the floods from Glacial Lake Missoula.
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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesBasalt columns - Spokane, WA

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These particular basalt columns were spied along West Sunset Highway north of I90 and northwest of the Spokane Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/20/2013

last visited: 1/2/2014

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesRipples Within Ripples - Spokane, WA

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It took us a while, but we eventually realised what it was we were driving through.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/15/2013

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesGravel Bar, Moses Coulee, WA

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Large gravel bar off Palisades Road, Moses Coulee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesCave Opening, Moses Coulee, WA

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Cave-like opening caused by floodwaters plucking out individual columns.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesMoses Coulee Gravel Bar, Palisades Road, WA

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Enormous gravel bar extending out past Moses Coulee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesBasalt Columns, Crescent Bar, WA

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Exposed basalt columns at Crescent Bar Recreation Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesGiant Current Ripples, East Wenatchee, WA

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Current ripples on lower Pangborn Bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesIce Age Flood Erratic, Left Coast Cellars, Rickreall, Oregon

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This is the second largest Erratic in the state of Oregon. It was featured on Grant McOmie's Getaways.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesIce Age Floods Erratics, Tualatin, Oregon

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There are three glacial erratics placed around the perimeter of the Tualatin Historical Society parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/3/2013

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesCamassia and the Missoula Ice Age Floods

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The force of the Missoula Ice Age Floods scoured the more resistant basalt bedrock of Camassia creating its shallow-soiled plateaus, and carved away softer bedrock creating low areas that are now seasonal ponds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/25/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesMissoula Floods and the Washington Park MAX Light Rail Station, Portland, Oregon

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The layers of lava, silt, and soil which make up the Portland's West Hills - 15,600,000 years of geological history including the Missoula Ice Age Floods - are on display in the Washington Park MAX Light Rail Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/13/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesCatherine Creek Glacial Erratic, Washington

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At Catherine Creek a difficult and treacherous climb through the window leads to the gap behind, where a granitic boulder (an erratic) is wedged in the crevasse on the north end of the gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesRowena Gap - a hydraulic dam

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Rowena Gap is one of many hydraulic dams encountered by the Missoula Ice Age Floods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/9/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesKolk Pond, Rowena Crest, Oregon

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The classic kolk pond is just down the trail from Rowena Crest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/8/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesMosier Eddy Bar, Mosier, Oregon

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The Mosier Eddy Bar was created by the Missoula Ice Age Floods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/8/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesKolk Pond at Columbia River Discovery Center, The Dalles, Oregon

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A kolk pond at Columbia River Discovery Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/8/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesThe Big Floods — Tualatin, OR

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Located near the Ibach Park playground, this historic sign helps explain the enormous floods that took place when prehistoric Lake Missoula let loose torrents of water during the Ice Age.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2012

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesErratic, Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Ridgefield, Washington

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A granitic boulder is the remnant of cataclysmic Missoula Ice Age floods that occurred about 15,000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: 10/9/2011

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesMissoula Ice Age Floods Strandlines, Missoula, MT

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These lines represent the ancient shorelines of Glacial Lake Missoula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Montana

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 9/13/2013

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesGlacial Lake Missoula, Clark Fork River, Montana

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The Missoula Ice Age floodwaters roared through the Clark Fork drainage West of here enroute to the Pacific Ocean, carrying icebergs, large boulders, trees, animals, etc. and perhaps humans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Montana

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 10/7/2012

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesPost Falls & Missoula Ice Age Floods, Idaho

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The power of the Missoula Ice Age flood waters scoured away the softer rock and exposed the hard rock dike and created the falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Idaho

date approved: 8/23/2011

last visited: 7/31/2012

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesRing Dike Craters north of Odessa, Washington

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The area north of Odessa is dotted with geological oddities: ring dike craters left in the aftermath of the Glacial Lake Missoula Ice Age Floods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 8/8/2011

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesGlacial Erratic at U of O

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This erratic is located at University of Oregon alongside the Willamette Meteorite replica and a Petrified Wood log.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/31/2011

last visited: never

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesTammany Bar - Lewiston, Idaho

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At Tammany Bar the contact between Missoula Flood deposits and Bonneville Flood Deposits are visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/14/2011

last visited: 9/28/2009

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Glacial Lake Missoula Flood FeaturesPurcell Trench, Northern Idaho

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This wayside has a sign provided by the Idaho State Historical Society that explains the Purcell Trench.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Idaho

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 9/15/2012

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