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Geologic Field Trip Guides and Recreational Geology Articles in Oregon Geology Magazine

These articles were originally published in the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries magazine, Oregon Geology (formerly The Ore Bin). Some issues/field trip guides are available for $3.00 per printed copy per issue through the Nature of the Northwest store in Portland (telephone 503-872-2750). The Nature of the Northwest Information Center is operated by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.

State and County Parks

  • Royal Terrace Falls, Majestic Falls, McDowell Creek County Park (Fall 2009, p. 96)
  • Cove Palisades State Park [Jefferson County] (January 1990)
  • Silver Falls State Park [Marion County] (January 1979)
  • Hug Point State Park [Clatsop County] (February 1975)
  • Beverly Beach State Park coastal area [Lincoln County] (May 1971)
  • Cove Palisades State Park near Madras [Jefferson County] (August 1970)
  • Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook (May 1967)
  • State parks near Cape Arago [Coos County] (April 1967)
  • Lake Owyhee State Park and vicinity [Malheur County] (May 1965)
  • Collier State Park area [Klamath County] (June 1962)
  • Ecola State Park landslide area [Clatsop County] (September 1961)
  • Cape Sebastian State Park [Curry County] (August 1961)
  • Humbug Mountain State Park area [Curry County] (March 1961)

Oregon Coast

  • Trip guide along northern Oregon coast: evidence of subduction zone seismicity (Sept. 1993)
  • Ocean processes and hazards along Oregon coast (January 1992)
  • Coastal field trip guide for Netarts Bay (Sept./Oct. 1988)
  • Erosional changes at Alsea Spit, Waldport (May 1987)
  • Landforms along the coast of Curry County (April 1975)
  • Landforms between Roads End and Tillamook Bay (November 1974)
  • Coastal landforms between Newport and Lincoln City (May 1974)
  • Landforms along Coast of southern Coos County (December 1973)
  • Oregon coastal dunes between Coos Bay and Sea Lion Point (May 1973)
  • Coastal landforms between Tillamook Bay and Columbia River (November 1972)
  • Coastal landforms between Yachats and Newport (May 1972)
  • Coastal landforms between Florence and Yachats (February 1971)

Miscellaneous Guide Articles

  • Field trip guides to the geology of the northern half of Lower Crooked Basin, Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties, Oregon ó Overview (Fall 2009, p. 3-4)
  • Field trip guide to the middle Eocene Wildcat Mountain Caldera, Ochoco National Forest, Crook County, Oregon (Fall 2009, p. 5-24)
  • Field trip guide to the Oligocene Crooked River caldera: Central Oregonís supervolcano, Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties, Oregon (Fall 2009, p. 25-44)
  • Field trip guide to the Neogene stratigraphy of the Lower Crooked Basin and the ancestral Crooked River, Crook County, Oregon (Fall 2009, p. 45-60)
  • Portland, Oregon, geology by tram, train, and foot (Fall 2009, p. 73-91)
  • Field trip guide to the geology of the Lower Crooked River Basin, Redmond and Prineville areas, Oregon (Fall 2006)
  • Geology along U.S. Highways 197 & 97 between The Dalles and Sunriver, Oregon (January/February 1998)
  • Field trip guide to the eastern margin of the Oregon-Idaho graben and the middle Miocene calderas
    of the Lake Owyhee volcanic field, Oregon Idaho (January/February 1997)
  • Field excursion to geology, hydrology, and geothermal resources in the Clackamas, N. Santiam and McKenzie River drainages, Cascade Range, Oregon (September 1996)
  • Beyond the channeled scabland, parts 1, 2, and 3 (May, July, and September 1995)
  • Field trip guide to paleoseismicity on north Oregon coast (September 1993)
  • Field guide to the geology and paleontology of pre-tertiary volcanic arc and melange rocks, Grindstone, Izee, and Baker terranes, east-central Oregon (November 1992)
  • Natural hazards of the Pacific Northwest, past, present, future-a field trip guide for western Oregon and Mt. St. Helens (July 1992)
  • Guide to northern Klamath Mtns. (March 1992)
  • Trip guide to central Oregon, parts 1 & 2 (May & July 1991)
  • Deschutes Basin field trip guide (January 1991)
  • Trip guide to the central Oregon High Cascades. Part 1 & 2: Mt. Bachelor-South Sister
    (September & November 1990)
  • Geologic guide to the Monitor Ridge climbing route, Mount St. Helens, Washington (March 1988)
  • Geologic field trip guide to the northern Succor Creek area, Malheur County, Oregon (February 1988)
  • Trip guide to Sheaville/Rome zeolite deposits, SE Oregon (January 1987)
  • Trip guide to Durkee zeolite deposits, SE Oregon (November 1986)
  • Trip guide to North Santiam mining area (December 1985 / January 1986)
  • Walking tour of rocks of South Park Blocks, Portland (November 1985)
  • Trip guide to the Columbia River Gorge (August & September 1984)
  • Trip guide to central Oregon Cascades (November & December 1983)
  • Paleozoic-Triassic terranes, Blue Mountains (June & July 1983)
  • Trip through the north-central Klamath Mountains (February 1980)
  • Trip guide from Cottage Grove to Bohemia mining district (June 1978)
  • Overview of the Bohemia mining district (May 1978)
  • Mineralization in the north-central Western Cascades (December 1977)
  • Trip guide, Sweet Home to Quartzville mining district (June 1977)
  • Field guide to geology of Corvallis and vicinity (April 1977)
  • Steens Mountain (April 1976)
  • The Wallowa "Ice Cap" of northeastern Oregon (December 1975)
  • The Columbia River Gorge (December 1974)
  • Geology markers along Oregon highways (October 1971)
  • Geology along U.S. Highway 20 between Vale and Buchanan (June 1954)

Books of Field Trips Available from DOGAMI
Geologic field trips in western Oregon and southwestern Washington (Bulletin 101, price $10.00)-- contains:

  • Volcanic and volcanistic rocks on the east flank of the central Cascade Range to the Deschutes River (field trip itinerary)
  • Paleogene stratigraphy and structure along the Klamath borderland (road log)
  • Geology of the west-central part of the Oregon Coast Range (road log)
  • Geologic summary for a field guide through the north-central Klamath Mountains
  • Geologic field trip guide for the Cenozoic stratigraphy and late Eocene paleoecology of southwestern Washington (road log)
  • Marys Peak field trip: Structure of the eastern flank of the central Coast Range, Oregon (road log)
  • Guide to the geology of the upper Clackamas and North Santiam Rivers area, northern Oregon Cascade Range (field trip stops)
  • Beach processes and erosion problems on the Oregon coast (field trip stops)
  • Field trip road log for the Cenozoic stratigraphy of Coos Bay and Cape Blanco, southwestern Oregon (road log)
  • Field trip guide: Geomorphology and hydrology in the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest (field trip stops)

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