The Resource Glacial Lake Missoula : and its humongous floods, David Alt

Glacial Lake Missoula : and its humongous floods, David Alt

Label
Glacial Lake Missoula : and its humongous floods
Title
Glacial Lake Missoula
Title remainder
and its humongous floods
Statement of responsibility
David Alt
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alt, David D
Dewey number
551.7/92/09795
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE697
LC item number
.A48 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glacial epoch
  • Floods
  • Floods
  • Glacial epoch
  • Missoula, Lake
  • Pacific Northwest
  • United States
Label
Glacial Lake Missoula : and its humongous floods, David Alt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Hard and distinctive bedrock : belt rocks
  • 6.
  • The once and repeating ice dam : several dozen lakes
  • 7.
  • Setting the stage for the big spectacle : the Little Bitterroot Valley
  • 8.
  • A question of scale : the giant ripples of Camas Prairie
  • 9.
  • A most extraordinary basin : Rainbow Lake
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Ice, water, and a river : the Mission Valley, the Jocko Valley, and the Flathead River
  • 11.
  • The unscathed valleys : the Bitterroot and Missoula Valleys
  • 12.
  • The tightest squeeze : Hellgate Canyon and the Saddle North of Mount Jumbo
  • 13.
  • The water route to paradise : down the Clark Fork River to the Flathead River
  • 14.
  • Taking the measure of the drainage currents : the Clark Fork River between Paradise and Sandpoint
  • Truly an inland sea : Glacial Lake Missoula
  • 15.
  • Gateway to the Scablands : Rathdrum Prairie
  • 16.
  • Floods of basalt : lava flows and crustal arches
  • 17.
  • Moses Coulee : Okanogan ice and Glacial Lake Columbia
  • 18.
  • The grandaddy Scablands : the Cheney-Palouse and Telford-Crab Creek Floodways
  • 19.
  • Regulating Glacial Lake Columbia : Grand Coulee
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • The shortcut to the Snake River : the Palouse river, Palouse Falls, and Washtucna Coulee
  • 21.
  • The gathering of the waters : beyond the Cheney-Palouse Scabland
  • 22.
  • The grand emptying : floodwater exits the Quincy Basin
  • 23.
  • A patchwork of valleys : Lake Lewis
  • 24.
  • The archives of the floods : the Touchet formation
  • A window into the past : a visit to Glacial Lake Missoula
  • 25.
  • The way west : through Wallula Gap and into Lake Condon
  • 26.
  • Another tight squeeze : the Columbia Gorge
  • 27.
  • A sudden rush of water : scouring through Portland
  • 28.
  • The inland bay : floods in the Willamette Valley
  • 29.
  • The last lap : on to the Pacific Ocean
  • 3.
  • 30.
  • Dusting off the crystal ball : could it happen again?
  • A heretic in the scablands : J. Harlen Bretz and his humongous flood
  • 4.
  • Where did the water come from? : J.T. Pardee returns to Glacial Lake Missoula
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780878424153
Lccn
2001030729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46565226
  • 996588
  • (OCoLC)ocm46565226
  • 996588
Label
Glacial Lake Missoula : and its humongous floods, David Alt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-191) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 5.
  • Hard and distinctive bedrock : belt rocks
  • 6.
  • The once and repeating ice dam : several dozen lakes
  • 7.
  • Setting the stage for the big spectacle : the Little Bitterroot Valley
  • 8.
  • A question of scale : the giant ripples of Camas Prairie
  • 9.
  • A most extraordinary basin : Rainbow Lake
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Ice, water, and a river : the Mission Valley, the Jocko Valley, and the Flathead River
  • 11.
  • The unscathed valleys : the Bitterroot and Missoula Valleys
  • 12.
  • The tightest squeeze : Hellgate Canyon and the Saddle North of Mount Jumbo
  • 13.
  • The water route to paradise : down the Clark Fork River to the Flathead River
  • 14.
  • Taking the measure of the drainage currents : the Clark Fork River between Paradise and Sandpoint
  • Truly an inland sea : Glacial Lake Missoula
  • 15.
  • Gateway to the Scablands : Rathdrum Prairie
  • 16.
  • Floods of basalt : lava flows and crustal arches
  • 17.
  • Moses Coulee : Okanogan ice and Glacial Lake Columbia
  • 18.
  • The grandaddy Scablands : the Cheney-Palouse and Telford-Crab Creek Floodways
  • 19.
  • Regulating Glacial Lake Columbia : Grand Coulee
  • 2.
  • 20.
  • The shortcut to the Snake River : the Palouse river, Palouse Falls, and Washtucna Coulee
  • 21.
  • The gathering of the waters : beyond the Cheney-Palouse Scabland
  • 22.
  • The grand emptying : floodwater exits the Quincy Basin
  • 23.
  • A patchwork of valleys : Lake Lewis
  • 24.
  • The archives of the floods : the Touchet formation
  • A window into the past : a visit to Glacial Lake Missoula
  • 25.
  • The way west : through Wallula Gap and into Lake Condon
  • 26.
  • Another tight squeeze : the Columbia Gorge
  • 27.
  • A sudden rush of water : scouring through Portland
  • 28.
  • The inland bay : floods in the Willamette Valley
  • 29.
  • The last lap : on to the Pacific Ocean
  • 3.
  • 30.
  • Dusting off the crystal ball : could it happen again?
  • A heretic in the scablands : J. Harlen Bretz and his humongous flood
  • 4.
  • Where did the water come from? : J.T. Pardee returns to Glacial Lake Missoula
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 199 pages
Isbn
9780878424153
Lccn
2001030729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)46565226
  • 996588
  • (OCoLC)ocm46565226
  • 996588

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