Cataclysms on the Columbia The Great Missoula Floods

ISBN-10: 1932010319

ISBN-13: 9781932010312

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Ooligan Press
Publication date: 11/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Dallas Morning News personal finance columnist Scott Burns is nationally syndicated by Universal Press. His column can be read at can be read on the Web at www.scottburns.com and on MSN's MoneyCentral, one of the three largest financial Web sites

Marjorie Burns is a professor in the Department of English at Portland State University.

Acknowledgments to the First Edition
Acknowledgements to the Second Edition
Preface
The World of Geology
The Living, Changing Earth
Detecting the Clues to the Past
The Bretz Saga
Early Days
Too Many Clues?
Scars with a Difference: The Channeled Scablands and Gigantic Gravel Bars
The Unthinkable Heresy: Catastrophism vs. Uniformitarianism
Solving the Jigsaw Puzzle
The Great Controversy
The Revisionists: Allison, Hodge, and Flint
"Unusual Currents": Pardee Breaks the Silence
Vindication
The Rest of the Story
Major Researchers Since Bretz
The Landscape Before and After the Missoula Floods
Setting the Stage for the Floods: Geology, Life, and Witnessing the Floods
During the Cataclysms and Immediately Afterward
After the Missoula Floods
Following the Floods From Source to Sea
Glacial Lake Missoula and the Purcell Trench Ice-Dam: From Missoula, Montana, to Spokane, Washington
Rathdrum Prairie and Glacial Lake Columbia: Gateway to the Scablands: From Pend Oreille to Spokane
The Channeled Scablands: Grand Coulee and Moses Coulee
The Heart of the Channeled Scablands
Lake Lewis Basins
Wallula Gap to The Dalles: Lake Condon
The Dalles to Portland: The Columbia Gorge
The Portland-Vancouver Basin: A Story of Erosion and Deposition from Incoming and Outgoing Flood Waters
The Willamette Valley South of Portland and the Tualatin Valley West of Portland
Portland to the Pacific Ocean
Floods From an Even More Distant Past
Ancient Cataclysmic Floods
The Conclusion and the Future
The Conclusion But Not the End
Appendices and Resources
Index
About the Authors
Ooligan Press Acknowledgements
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