Tsunami history of an Oregon coastal lake reveals a 4600 yr record of great earthquakes on the Cascadia subduction zone

@article{Kelsey2005TsunamiHO,
  title={Tsunami history of an Oregon coastal lake reveals a 4600 yr record of great earthquakes on the Cascadia subduction zone},
  author={H. Kelsey and A. Nelson and E. Hemphill-Haley and Robert C. Witter},
  journal={Geological Society of America Bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={117},
  pages={1009-1032}
}
  • H. Kelsey, A. Nelson, +1 author Robert C. Witter
  • Published 2005
  • Geology
  • Geological Society of America Bulletin
  • Bradley Lake, on the southern Oregon coastal plain, records local tsunamis and seismic shaking on the Cascadia subduction zone over the last 7000 yr. Thirteen marine incursions delivered landward-thinning sheets of sand to the lake from nearshore, beach, and dune environments to the west. Following each incursion, a slug of marine water near the bottom of the freshwater lake instigated a few-year-to-several-decade period of a brackish (≤4‰ salinity) lake. Four additional disturbances without… CONTINUE READING

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