Thursday, April 24, 2014

Geo 730: April 24, Day 480: Depoe Sequence

Looking roughly north-northwest from the center of town, across Depoe Bay, we see the Basalt of Depoe Bay, a flow of Columbia River Basalt, in the foreground. Toward the end of the point is another basalt flow, that of Cape Fowlweather- another CRB flow. Between the two is the Sandstone of Whale Cove. It's a simple sequence, but gives rise to a spectacular land and seascape.

Photo unmodified. July 10, 2012. FlashEarth location.

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