Geologic guide to Hells Canyon, Snake River
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Published by Dept. of Geology, Washington State University in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English


  • Geology -- Snake River (Wyo.-Wash.) -- Hells Canyon (Or. and Idaho) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Hells Canyon (Or. and Idaho) -- Guidebooks.

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Edition Notes

Statementby T. L. Vallier [and] P. R. Hooper.
SeriesGeological Society of America. Cordilleran Section. Meeting, 72nd annual. Field guide -- no. 5
ContributionsHooper, P. R.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13584949M

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The Snake River in Hell''s Canyon. A historical guide from Hell''s Canyon dam to Lewiston. pages written by John Carrey, Cort Conley and Ace Barton/5(9). Welcome to Hells Canyon Geology. Hells Canyon is a ten-mile wide canyon located along the border of eastern Oregon and western Idaho in the United States. It is North America's deepest river gorge at 7, feet ( m). My Heaven in Hells Canyon: Growing Up in Snake River Violet Wilson Shirley. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ The Key Muscles of Yoga: Scientific Keys Volume I Ray Long MD FRCSC. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Tough Enough: Twenty-Five Years In Hells Canyou Virginia Meyer/5(18). Vallier () includes river logs for the stretch of river described below, south of the Grande Ronde River confluence with the Snake River, plus additional logs for the Snake River from Hells Canyon Dam to Oxbow. The guide is written for laypersons and can serve as a companion guide to this one.

Not only does the north-flowing Snake River in Hell’s Canyon form the boundary between Idaho and Oregon (Yay, we made it to Oregon!), and not only is it the deepest canyon in the conterminous United States, but it’s also incredibly important from a geologic-history-of-western-North-America point-of-view. Unearth the geological wonders of Idaho’s Snake River Plain, a land shaped by volcanic eruptions and mega-floods among other powerful forces of nature. Marvel at Shoshone Falls, and discover dramatic formations at City of Rocks National Reserve. On a whitewater rafting trip, learn the history of lava flows and the Bliss Landslide. Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, encompasses a vast and remote region with dramatic changes in elevation, terrain, climate and Snake River is designated a Wild and Scenic River. The mile section of the river between Hells Canyon Dam and Upper Pittsburg Landing is designated Wild and the mile section of river downstream from Upper Pittsburg Landing . is your source for discovering and experiencing America's federal recreation activities and outdoor adventures.

A Virtual Tour of Hells Canyon Pictures are included from the red boxes shown. Keegan Schmidt, Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho [email protected] Grand Ronde Salmon River Imnaha Clearwater RiverClearwater River Lewis s t t o o n n Snake River Hells Canyon Heller Bar Lime Point Pittsburg Landing Cougar BarFile Size: 3MB. This RiverMap’s guide book is durable and waterproof with USGS topo maps and excellent descriptions of river features. Covers the Snake River through Hell’s Canyon to Heller Bar and the Lower Salmon River from Hammer Creek to its confluence with the Snake. This book, the first written on the geology of Hells Canyon, will be the definitive text for decades. It tells the story of the canyon's geologic evolution and includes a mile-by-mile guide to the major geologic features along the Snake River from Oxbow, Oregon, miles north to the confluence of the Snake and Grande Ronde Rivers. Vallier, T.L., , Geologic map of the Snake River Canyon, Oregon and Idaho: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Geological Map Series, GMS-6, 15 p., scale , Summary: [First used] as third from oldest formation in Seven Devils Group, forming Seven Devils Volcanics of .