More on the March 27 Whidbey Island Landslide Event

DGER geologists who responded to yesterday’s large landslide event, now known as the Ledgewood–Bonair Landslide, have released an unofficial, unedited report detailing their on-site reconnaissance, as well as information pertaining to past observations made of that site. You’ll find this most interesting read here!

And click here to download Michael Polenz’s 2009 Geologic Map of the Camano 7.5-minute quadrangle (10 MB, excerpt seen below) that includes the affected area, which he had identified as landslide deposits and slide-prone terrain.

Camano 7.5-minute quadrangle, Island County WA. Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, 2009.
Camano 7.5-minute quadrangle, Island County WA. Geologic Map GM-68, Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources, 2009.