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Chanticleer Point Crafted by Cataclysms

A cache by Amygems Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/22/2010
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
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The Chanticleer Point is another part formed by the Missoula Floods. The Missoula Floods refer to the cataclysmic floods that swept periodically across eastern Washington and down the Columbia River Gorge at the end of the last ice age. The glacial flood events have been researched since the 1920s. These glacial lake outburst floods were the result of periodic sudden ruptures of the ice dam on the Clark Fork River that created Glacial Lake Missoula. After each ice dam rupture, the waters of the lake would rush down the Clark Fork and the Columbia River, inundating much of eastern Washington and the Willamette Valley in western Oregon. Please answer these questions and email them privately. 1.How much topsoil was removed in this area by the floods? 2. How deep were the floods by the time it got to the Portland Basin? 3.What local named attraction on the sign was covered by the flood? 4.The flood created the highest concentration in the North America of what? 5. Which Geologist and when did he write the paragraph on the posted sign? 6. Please post of photo with your log.


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