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On the basis of anecdotal science and geological records, Oregon has a long history of...
The low-lying areas of Oregon's coast are vulnerable to inundation by high waters. Heavy, winter...
At the beach, winter storms strip away sand covering a buried forest. A road-cut reveals massive...
Earthquakes An earthquake is defined as the "perceptible trembling to violent...
Floods Floods are a common hazard in Oregon. The damaging effects of a flood can be local or...