WriteOut CLmooc Force of Nature

A waterfall is a force of nature?

A flood of massive proportions created from the melting of glaciers sixteen thousand years ago!  Glacial Lake Missoula created Dry Falls and the Grand Coulee through plunge pool erosion:

Photo from Dry Falls Interpretive Center

Dry Falls

Read all about the ancient floods in this USGS booklet on the Channeled Scablands. Plunge pool erosion is on page eighteen.




Art and Poetry by Sheri

This post is part of the 2018 Summer #WriteOut in places, parks, poetry, and doodles with #Clmooc. Learn more at CLmooc blog and National Writing Project / National Park Service WriteOut