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You are Here, Now: a Geology Report

You are Here, Now: a Geology Report Breaking news!  Continents Clash! But slowly.  The Pacific Ocean once beached near here where Ashland later grew.  The whole continent we now know as North America slowly slid westward over the hot magma underlying it.  The remnants of southeastern Oregon mountains started as volcanos blasting out of the same huge hot spot that now underlays Yellowstone.  The hot spot didn’t move; the continent pushed westward above it.  Similarly, Hawaii is pushing northwest over a hot spot now generating lava on the Big Island and in the ocean south of it. The local beach moved westward, not just because of the moving continent, but more so from a series of volcanos in northeast Oregon…

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You are Here, Now: a Geology Report

You are Here, Now: a Geology Report Breaking news!  Continents Clash! But slowly.  The Pacific Ocean once beached near here where Ashland later grew.  The whole continent we now know…

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