Water Resources of the United States—National Water Information System (NWIS) Mapper. Cascades Volcano Observatory. Small magnitude earthquake swarms detected beneath Mount St.
Helens.December 12, 2016 Four swarms of small magnitude earthquakes were detected beneath Mount St. Helens beginning November 21, 2016. No anomalous gases or increases in ground inflation have been detected and there are no signs of an imminent eruption. During a week's time, there have been over 120 tiny earthquakes, most too small to be formally located by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. The current pattern of seismicity is similar to swarms most recently seen at Mount St. For more information, see the Activity Updates for Volcanoes in CVO Area of Responsibility and Earthquake Monitoring at Mount St.
Lidar allows researchers to identify over 200 landslides in the western Columbia Gorge.November 04, 2016 The western Columbia Gorge has been long recognized as an area susceptible to landslides. The imagery shows that landslides cover about two thirds of the 222 square km (86 square mi) map area. MT HOOD TEST SITE SNOTEL Data. Earthquake Fault Map. ArcGIS Web Application.
Gerald W. Williams Collection. CCC: Fragmented history of program that built Oregon. About Us - Forest History Center. Agency Main Content The Forest History Center is both a museum and an archive dedicated to preserving the history of forestry and related activities in Oregon.
The center is a place for the public to visit, providing an opportunity to learn about and understand the history, people, and development over time of Oregon’s valuable historic forestry legacy. Displays The center’s displays showcase various aspects of forestry and currently include information and artifacts on the following: Tools for both firefighting and loggingReforestationKeep Oregon Green memorabiliaKilchis Incline Railroad (near Tillamook)Look-out towers in OregonFire-finderOregon’s State ForestsCivilian Conservation Corps projects and activities in Oregon1930s fires of the Tillamook BurnEarly radios, telephones, cameras, and surveying equipment.
Civilian Conservation Corps . TV. Photo courtesy of Oregon State Forestry Center 2008 is the 75th anniversary of the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Today its work is still enjoyed in parks and forests around the state. Through interviews with former enrollees, and historic film and pictures, the program tells the story of the CCC in Oregon. Five days after his 1933 inauguration, President Franklin D. World of Waterfalls: Education: Why Waterfalls. Why Waterfalls?
Upper Mesa Falls between West Yellowstone, MT and Ashton, ID 8-October 2006: Using waterfalls as the destination of various trips and excursions has changed our lives. While the stress and drama of life in a big city and increasingly competitive world persist, it's nice to know we have a means of getting away from it all. Home - Oregon Archaeology. The Volcanoes of Lewis and Clark - November 2, 1805. Historic Columbia River Highway. Hand-colored photo from the 1920s showing the west approach to Shepperd’s Dell For nearly a century, countless travelers on the Historic Columbia River Highway have admired the idyllic scene that unfolds at Shepperd’s Dell, one that has also appeared on dozens of postcards and calendars over the decades.
George Shepperd’s sole memorial in the Columbia Gorge is this small plaque on the Shepperd’s Dell bridge Yet, beyond the fanciful name and a small bronze plaque at the east end of the highway bridge, few know the story behind the man who gave this land to the public to be enjoyed in perpetuity. Latourell Falls Makeover (Part 2) Latourell Falls In the first part of this article, I focused on recent improvements that have greatly enhanced the Historic Columbia River Highway wayside at Latourell Falls.
This article looks at the balance of Guy Talbot State Park, where a number of improvements are needed to keep pace with the ever-growing number of visitors who now hike the Latourell loop trail year-round. Multnomah Falls is the People's Choice for best local attraction. What is Portland's best local attraction?
We'll have to step outside. To determine the best local attraction in the Portland area, we first asked our staff members for their recommendations.
Celilo. GLO Index Quadrant 4. Pacific Northwest Seismic Network. Cascades Volcano Observatory, History - Naming the Cascade Range Volcanoes - Mount Hood, Oregon. National Geographic Photo of the Day. Mount Hood’s Ancient Whitebarks. Ancient Whitebark pine on Gnarl Ridge If you have spent much time in Mount Hood’s alpine country, you probably already recognize the Whitebark pine.
This rugged cousin to our more common Ponderosa and Lodgepole pines thrives where no other trees can, braving subzero winters and hot, dry summers at the upper extreme of timberline. Ancient Whitebark pine grove on Lookout Mountain. Whitebark pine. Leaves Form Needles evergreenRemaining on tree 4–8 yearsIn bundles of 5Clustered toward the ends of the twigsStout, stiffSlightly curvedEdges smoothBundle-sheath scales deciduous during 1st season Length 4–9 cm Colour.
NW Conifers Info. You can find interesting details about native conifers on this blog: Northwest Conifer Connections The books and Web sites listed below were used as sources for the information in this guide.
You can find more detailed information about native conifers there. Books The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees: Western Region by Elbert L. Little, 1980, Alfred A. Conifer Country by Michael Edward Kauffmann, 2012, Backcountry Press, Kneeland, California. Conifers of California by Ronald M. Pinus albicaulis. Pinus albicaulis Table of Contents AUTHORSHIP AND CITATION: Fryer, Janet L. 2002. Pinus albicaulis. In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]. U.S. Images from The History Museum of Hood River County. Notes Can anyone place this Anne Lang view of Mt. Hood? At first I thought the notation to the lower left would be a clue, but I think it is a signature: AM Lang.
I haven't seen any other glass negatives from Anne Lang with a signature. The notations on negatives are frequently hard to read because they were usually written onto the emulsion in reverse so they would print correctly. Mount Hood. Mount Hood is a stratovolcano in northwest Oregon located about fifty miles east of Portland and thirty-five miles south of the Columbia River. At 11,244 feet, it is the highest point in Oregon and the fourth highest peak in the Cascade Range. Mount Hood has played a central role in the geology, history, natural environment, and culture that have helped shape northwest Oregon and the entire Pacific Northwest. Eruptions and Glaciers Composed primarily of andesite and dacite, Mount Hood began to form during volcanic eruptions between 500,000 and 700,000 years ago.
Over the ensuing millennia, further eruptions continued to shape and give rise to the mountain. Mount Hood Loop Interpretive Signs. Ecology, environment, landscape, nature, scenery, trees, waterfalls icon. By Vignesh Oviyan View designer profile Premium OR Get 25 icons for $9/month Formats: SVG (vector), PNG, ICO, ICNS, Adobe Illustrator License: Basic license Additional sizes Scenery - 14 vector (SVG) icons View all icons in icon set 2 comments Please wait. View topic - Eliot Crossings & loop over Langille Crags. - 08/26/12. Peder & I set out Sunday for a short action packed hike that took us over the upper Eliot crossing, over Langille Crags, to the Bivouac area below Snow Dome then on down to the Mooney Tarn, before returning to the Lower Eliot crossing on the Timberline trail. Ramona. My Choice 475 - Dolores del Rio: Ramona.
Oregon Facts: History of Oregon Names. Animal Names || Creeks and Disasters || Colorful Incidents || Josephine County The history behind how places were named can sometimes be very interesting. Civilian Conservation Corps . TV. Perry A. Vickers (1845 - 1883) Perry Vickers arrived in Oregon in 1865. While looking for work, Vickers fell in with a group of three other men. While in their company, the four were arrested and jailed at Fort Vancouver, on the charge of horse thievery. Perry pleaded guilty by association, but with a trial pending and fearing an unsympathetic court, the men decided to make their escape.
TheBarlowRoad.com - "Summit Meadows" Mount Hood Corridor, US 26 Rhododendron to OR 35 Junction, Clackamas County ... - Google Books. Hood National Forest - Timberline National Historic Trail #600. Area Status: Open Link to Trail Description and Map (PDF File) Decisions of the United States Geographic Board - United States Geographic Board - Google Books. Close Call at White River Falls. The magnificent desert falls on the White River survived a close brush with disaster this month, when a throwback proposal by Wasco County to divert the river as part of a new hydropower project was scrapped. Like so many hydro projects of decades passed, this one would have had “little impact”, according to proponents.
Alphabetical List of Trails of the Mt Hood National Forest. Mt. Hood National Forest Campgrounds. CAMPGROUND NAME: Alpine VISIT DATE: 4/2/2015 STATE: Oregon REGION: Pacific Northwest RANGER DISTRICT: Zigzag NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Government Camp RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Government Camp, OR, take US Rt. 26 east 0.2 miles to Timberline Lodge sign. Turn left at sign and go 4.3 miles to campground on left. Hood National Forest - Fishing:Lake and Pond Fishing. Mount Hood, Oregon's highest summit at 11,240 feet, is a dormant volcano covered with 11 active glaciers. Glossary: summit, peak, etc : Articles.
Mt Hood NF Recreation Opportunities. Mt Hood National Forest - Data Library. Metadata Information. National Park Service: CCC and the National Park Service. Forest Trail Handbook (Table of Contents) Cover Purpose. Resources. The Forest Service and The Civilian Conservation Corps: 1933-42 (Chapter 14) Lost Lake Resort and Campground - Lost Lake Resort. Leave No Trace. Hood National Forest - Alerts & Notices. Hood National Forest - Recreation. Upper Chinook Clackamas. Sub-Alpinism - The Brush and Bushwhack Rating System.
Aviation. Historical Items – Trail Advocates. Finally, a chance to save Punchbowl Falls! Lookout Towers. The Forest Service and The Civilian Conservation Corps: 1933-42 (Chapter 14) Keith M Jackson's personal webpage. Glaciers of the American West. Our Fly Fishing Water. WyEast Blog. Elk Cove - Hiking in Portland, Oregon and Washington. Volcano Hazards Program - Mount Hood Geology and History. Mt. Hood National Forest - Hiking:Day Hiking. Mt. Hood National Forest - Offices. Deaths & survival. Plants. History. Copyright. Mt Hood Weather. USGS TNM 2.0 Viewer. Mt. Hood National Forest - History & Culture. The Forest Service and The Civilian Conservation Corps: 1933-42 (Chapter 14) The Black Spider. Cascades Volcano Observatory, History - Eruption of Mount Hood, Oregon August 17, 1859. The Forest Service and The Civilian Conservation Corps: 1933-42 (Chapter 14) Northwest Hiker presents Hiking in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana.
Mt. Hood National Forest - News & Events. USGS Global Ecosystems - United States. Global Ecosystems. U.S. Geological Survey - National Hydrography Dataset. Hydrologic Unit Boundaries, 6th level (HUC6) - Oregon. Columbia River Keepers. My WATERS Mapper. WR Map Tool. USGS TNM 2.0 Viewer. Oregon Restoration Viewer. WyEast Blog. GeoHack - Upper Sandy Guard Station Cabin. Photography. Videos. Mount Hood.