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  • Search across the scientific reports and pages of 13 government agencies. 

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​'Lost' tectonic plate called Resurrection hidden under the Pacific

Websites & Digital Collections

Earthwords (Ralph Dawes blog) is one of the internet’s leading websites for Earth science articles, news, and geographic information. 
USGS  "The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life."
Earth Science World This site from the American Geological Institute includes The Earth Science World Image Bank which has photographs of all aspects of Earth Science available to the public, educators, and the geoscience community.
Paleontology Portal  produced by the University of California Museum of Paleontology, the Paleontological Society, the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, and the United States Geological Survey
Washington State / Pacific Northwest
The Channeled Scablands of the Columbia Plateau. J. Harlen Bretz.
Cheney-Palouse-Snake Scablands Field Trip / Ice Age Floods Institute - Ellensburg Chapter
Geology Tour of Lake Chelan. Ralph Dawes, Wenatchee Valley College
Multidisciplinary approach to study migmatites: origin and tectonic history of the Nason Ridge migmatitic gneiss, Wenatchee block, Cascades Crystalline Core, WA, USA. Carlos A Zuluaga, C., and Harold H. Stowell. Earth Sciences Research Journal 12.2 (2008): 235-64. ProQuest
Ten Ways Mount St. Helens Changed Our World—The Enduring Legacy of the 1980 Eruption. USGS Fact Sheet 2020-3031
Nick Zentner Pacific Northwest Geology Videos  (Central Washington University / PBS)
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