New WGS Glacial Geology Webpage and Ice Age Floods Story Map

We at the Washington Geological Survey just released an ESRI Story Map about the ice age floods in Washington.  The Story Map, entitled Washington’s Ice Age Floods, is included on our new glacial geology webpage. Check them out! Glaciers Webpage We’ve built lots of new interactive content about glaciers on our new webpage. Learn about glacial […]

New Map Poster Available-The Cheney-Palouse Tract of Washington’s Channeled Scablands

A new map poster is available titled The Cheney–Palouse Tract of Washington’s Channeled Scablands. Using elevation data, it highlights a remote portion of the Eastern Washington landscape shaped by catastrophic ice-age floods. During the last ice age, a lobe of the Cordilleran Ice Sheet formed an ice dam that blocked a major valley in what […]