Cover Freeman O.W. Grand coulee and Neighboring Geological wonders
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Grand coulee and Neighboring Geological wonders

40 pp. (English).

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'"' , Neighboring Geological Wonders"

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OTIS \V. FREEMAN. Ph ii. Head Department of Physical Science Eastern Washington ( oIIpsp of Education, Cheney,

Washington

CONTENTS

Th/* Geological Background

.Some Characteristics of Basal! Lava

Pre Historic Plant Life

Glacial Geology in Eastern Washington ------........... ..............................(More)...... U

The Scablands........................................................'........................ 11

Glacial Effects at Grand Coulee.....................................................

Other Glacial Drainage Changes ............--................................... I'j

Geologic Origin of the Grand Coulee .........---------...................... ........

Upper Grand Coulee................. ........................................-----------

Steamboat Rock ....................................................... ------....... r'

Dry Falls -......................................-----------------............- ............... -■'

Lower Grand Coulee —-............................................. ..... -1

Quincy Basin ................................----------.......................... -'J

Hole in !he Ground............................................................................ ............

Geologic Story of Lake Chelan ....................... .......................

Grand Coulee Project................................ ...................- .......... .....----------

Grand Coulee Dam ....................—.....................-----------......... '—-

Grand Coulee Power ........ ....... -------------........................... Jo

Grand 'Coulee Irrigation ........................

The Geological Background

'flic story conic fenfiu i iI■ jii rank.--\gic dramas

if the origin of the

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Digs and trembling;, of Mother Earth, intrusions and outpourings of molten rock, erosion and de position by wind and running wa ter. changes of climate from sub-

tropical to bitter cold and from ln-a'.-y r.iin lal 1 !;. .•.run rlcert. ! 11 ICk .1 ioi'I : o i' l_; iarlai i' «■ ."i i" i I i c

mcnrlous flood of * atci .. ;.H lv.\ •: united to form, thape or tfeet ih-" surface arid bed rock of the Co lumbia Plateau arid adjoining mountains