Mount Hood--history and hazards of Oregon"s most recently active volcano

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.? .

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  • Hood, Mount (Or.) -- History

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Other titlesMount Hood, history and hazards of Oregon"s most recently active volcano, U.S. Geological Survey--reducing the risk from volcano hazards
SeriesUSGS fact sheet -- 060-00, Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-00-060
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] p. :
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Open LibraryOL14513880M

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Mount Hood—History and Hazards of Oregon's Most Recently Active Volcano. Mount Hoodās last major eruption occurred years ago and consisted of growth and collapse of a lava dome that sent numerous pyroclastic flows down the south and west flanks. Crater Rock (above) is the remnant of that dome.

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Geological Survey Open-File Report,98 p. USGS: Volcano Hazards Program - Cascades Volcano Observatory. Mount Hood volcano, Oregon's highest peak, forms a prominent backdrop to the state's largest city, Portland, and contributes valuable water, scenic, and recreational resources that help sustain the agricultural and tourist segments of the economies of surrounding cities and counties.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : U.S. Geological Survey. Mount Hood is a potentially active stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic was formed by a subduction zone on the Pacific coast and rests in the Pacific Northwest region of the United is located about 50 miles (80 km) east-southeast of Portland, on the border between Clackamas and Hood River counties.

In addition to being Oregon's highest mountain, it is one Elevation: 11, ft (3, m)  NAVD Mt Hood 75 km ESE of Portland is Oregon's highest peak and one of the most prominent of the Cascades volcanoes. It is probably the only volcano in Oregon which has erupted in historic times (last confirmed activity in ).

Andesite-dacite lava domes form the glacially eroded summit complex. The main hazard from Mt Hood are posed by.

Mount Hood is a potentially active volcano, and the highest peak in Oregon State. It is located approximately 75 km ESE of Portland, OR. In the last 1, years, Mount Hood has had two major eruptive periods that produced lava domes, pyroclastic flows and. On Mount Hood is a contemporary, first-person narrative biography of Oregon's greatest mountain, featuring stories full of adventure and tragedy, history and /5(21).

Mount Hood is a active volcano in the U.S. state of Oregon, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) southeast of Portland. The volcano is 11, feet high. It is the highest point in Oregon. There are several ski resorts on Mount Hood. There are 12 glaciers. Each year, runners race on foot between Mount Hood and the Pacific Ocean in the "Hood to Coast Relay."Listing: Ultra, U.S.

state high point. The Mount Hood Ski Club held it’s first annual tournament at Swim on Sunday, February 5,and a second annual tournament on Febru Map from a winter sports brochure published by the Forest Service (Mt.

Hood Cultural Center and Museum) On May 8,Boyd Summers’ personal cabin at the resort burned down. Mount Hood (N, W) is the tallest mountain in Oregon (11, feet, 3, m) and popular with skiers, hikers, and climbers. It is 45 miles (75 km) east-southeast of Portland, Oregon.

Mount Hood is a stratovolcano made of lava flows, domes, and volcaniclastic deposits. Most of the volcano is andesite composition. On Mount Hood and the Sense of Place Series. Gorge Owned presents Sense of Place Lecture Series featuring author Jon Bell. Gorge Owned and sponsors Hood River Valley Residents Committee and Mt.

Hood Meadows welcomes author Jon Bell to the Columbia Center for the Arts on Wednesday, March 5, Bell is the author of “On Mount Hood: A Biography. McClain Insurance Services | Our mission is simple and clear: to help clients re-establish their lives as quickly and as completely as possible after a loss.

- Explore AutoHomeBoat's board "Earthquake Preparedness", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Emergency preparedness, Earthquake safety and Natural disasters pins. Hood is a dormant or “sleeping” volcano, with steam constantly spewing from fumarole areas.

Recent eruptions (all minor):,and Scientists believe Mt. Hood could have a significant eruption within the next 75 years. Mt. Hood’s perpetually snowy peak — crowned by eleven glaciers, one for every thousand feet it rises above sea level — can be seen from miles and miles away.

It’s home to a total of six ski areas, making it a great base camp for skiers. Historic Timberline Lodge, a WPA project built between andhosts some of the only year.

25 years ago the OES tragedy on Mount Hood. Today marks 25 years since the worst climbing accident in all Mount Hood history: Nine dead, seven of them high school students from the Oregon Episcopal School.

They’d been part of a team climbing the mountain for OES’ annual Basecamp Wilderness Education Program.

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