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Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington

Kevin M. Scott

Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington

by Kevin M. Scott

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by U.S. Geological Survey, Informatiom Services in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State),
  • Rainier, Mount, Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Lahars -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount, Region.,
    • Volcanic hazard analysis -- Washington (State) -- Rainier, Mount, Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby K.M. Scott, J.W. Vallance, and P.T. Pringle.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper ;, 1547
      ContributionsVallance, J. W., Pringle, Patrick T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE599.U5 S36 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 56 p. :
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1117032M
      LC Control Number94043162

      The km 3 Osceola Mudflow began as a water-saturated avalanche during phreatomagmatic eruptions at the summit of Mount Rainier about years ago. It filled valleys of the White River system north and northeast of Mount Rainier to depths of more than m, flowed northward and westward more than km, covered more than km 2 of the Puget Sound lowland, and extended into Puget akikopavolka.com by: Glacier-generated debris flows at Mount Rainier Volcano Fact Sheet / Open-File Report / by Joseph Walder and Carolyn Driedger. Figure1 (Kb JPG) Mount Rainier is a young volcano whose slopes are undergoing rapid change by a variety of geologic processes, including debris flows.

      at the summit of Mount Rainier in west-central Washington State about yr ( radiocarbon yr) B.P. (Crandell, ). sedimentology, and inferred behavior of the Osceola Mudflow, This study is a part of a more comprehensive effort to reevaluate debris flows and their hazar ds at Mount Rainier (Scott et al., ; Scott and Val-. i / map showing potential hazards from future eruptions of mount rainier, washington, $ 10 i b / landslides and associated damage during early in part of west-central king county, washington, $ 10 i b / geologic map of western whatcom county, washington, $

      Clash Royale CLAN TAG #URR8PPP This article is about the volcano in Washington state. For other uses, see Mount Rainier (disambiguation). M Author: Yrtg. Dec 01,  · Analysis of debris flow gullies from one large storm in revealed the processes and conditions for debris flow initiation in proglacial gullies. Seven debris flows from seven separate catchments initiated from gullies, incised into sediments exposed no earlier, and in many cases more recently than the end of the Little Ice akikopavolka.com by:


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Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington by Kevin M. Scott Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mount Rainier is potentially the most dangerous volcano in the Cascade Range because of its great height, frequent earthquakes, active hydrothermal system, and extensive glacier mantle. Many debris flows and their distal phases have inundated areas far from the volcano during postglacial time.

Two types of debris flows, cohesive and noncohesive, have radically different origins and behavior. Sedimentology, Behavior, and Hazards of Debris Flows at Mount Rainier, Washington () The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS | Dublin.

Get this from a library. Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington. [Kevin M Scott; J W Vallance; Patrick T Pringle]. SEDIMENTOLOGY, BEHAVIOR, AND HAZARDS OF DEBRIS FLOWS AT MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON: USGS PROFESSIONAL PAPER - To get Sedimentology, Behavior, and Hazards of Debris Flows at Mount Rainier, Washington: Usgs Professional Paper eBook, please access the hyperlink below and save the document or get access to additional information.

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Regular reading room hours will resume on Tuesday 28 January. See our opening hours for more information. Scott, K.M. () Lahars, lidar, and forensic documentation of flow and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, behaviors, and pathways at Mount Rainier, Washington.

Proceedings of the Geological Society of America Penrose Conference on Neogene-Quaternary Continental Margin Volcanism, January 12–15, Metepec Puebla, Mexico (pp. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico akikopavolka.com by: Get this from a library. Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington.

[Kevin M Scott; Patrick T Pringle; J W Vallance; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Sedimentology, Behavior, and Hazards of Debris Flows at Mount Rainier Washington REFERENCES CITED Atwater, B.F.,Buried Holocene wetlands along the Johns River, southwest Washington [abs.]: Proceedings of the Symposium on Holocene Subduction in the Pacific Northwest, MayQuaternary Research Center, University of Washington, p Mount Rainier is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc that consists of lava flows, debris flows, and pyroclastic ejecta and flows.

Its early volcanic deposits are estimated at more thanyears old and are part of the Lily Formation (about million toyears ago).Native name: Tahoma, Tacoma (Southern Puget.

Vallance, J.W. and Scott, K.M. () The Osceola Mudflow from Mount Rainier: Sedimentology and hazard implications of a huge clay-rich debris flow. Geological Society of America Bulletin, Cited by: Nov 26,  · This was when a proto-Mount Rainier deposited the Lily Formation. This formation is a thick sequence of volcanoclastic debris west of the mountain.

Early lava flows of the present Mount Rainier formed a small shield on a dissected surface of the. Publications Fact Sheets. Driedger, C. & Scott, W. Sedimentology, Behavior, and Hazards of Debris Flows at Mount Rainier, Washington. Geomorphic change caused by outburst floods and debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington, with emphasis on Tahoma Creek valley.

U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations. Rainier is located adjacent to a large population that includes major cities such as Seattle. These areas are likely to be exposed to lahars (mudflows) by various factors such as intense.

See "Shoebox Geologist Recipes" worksheet for a list of items to collect and description of what volcanic deposits they represent. and Pringle, P.T.,Sedimentology, behavior, and hazards of debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington: U.S.

Geological Survey Professional Paper56 p., 1 pl. IUCAT is Indiana University's online library catalog, which provides access to millions of items held by the IU Libraries statewide. flow generation, and because of the potential hazards, Mount Rainier, Washington, was desig-nated as a Decade Volcano study area in Mount Rainier lies on the outskirts of the Seattle-Tahoma metropolitan area and has been the source of many large Holocene debris flows.

Included among these was the massive Osceola Mudflow (ea. years BP. DEBRIS FLOW, DEBRIS AVALANCHE, AND FLOOD HAZARDS AT AND DOWNSTREAM FROM MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON By K.M.

Scott and J.W. Vallance ABSTRACT Mount Rainier volcano has produced many large debris flows and debris avalanches during the last 10, years. These flows have periodically traveled more thanCited by: Jun 06,  · Abstract. Mount Rainier is a large stratovolcano of andesitic rock in the Cascade Range of western Washington.

Although the volcano as it now stands was almost completely formed before the last major glaciation, geologic formations record a variety of. Volcano Hazards Program Debris Flows at Mount Rainier, Washington.

and water-saturation of steep debris-covered slopes cause debris flows at Mount Rainier. Debris flows such as these develop when floods of water generated by meteorological or hydrologic events erode and incorporate the unconsolidated glacial and volcanic debris that.

In the United States, landslides related to glacial retreat will be likely in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. For example, recent work on debris flows at Mount Rainier, Washington by Legg et al. Mullineaux, D.R.

Preliminary overview map of volcanic hazards in the 48 conterminous United States. U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF.Mount Rainier: The flat floor of the Puyallup River valley near Orting, Washington, is formed by deposits of the year-old Electron lahar, which surged down from Mount Rainier (in background).

Lahars, or volcanic mudflows, are rapidly flowing slurries of mud and boulders that destroy or bury most manmade structures in their paths.Mount Rainier is a stratovolcano in the Cascade Volcanic Arc that consists of lava flows, debris flows, and pyroclastic ejecta and flows.

Its early volcanic deposits are estimated at more thanyears old and are part of the Lily Formation (about million toyears ago).