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Lincoln County, Oregon, Chronic Geologic Hazard Maps, 1994

Scope and Content Note

The Lincoln County, Oregon, Chronic Geologic Hazard Maps consist of detailed maps, at a scale of 1:4,800, depicting geologic hazards that constantly affect the coast, such as landslides and shoreline erosion. The maps were prepared and published by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries. The collection also includes a report explaining the maps and an accompanying erosion rate database. The database is available in electronic form on a 3.5-inch floppy disk. The system requirements for the computer disk are "IBM-PC compatible computer; Lotus 1-2-3; dBase III". The maps were prepared by George R. Priest, with cartography by Mark Neuhaus; the report was authored by George R. Priest, Ingmar Saul, and Julie Diebenow.

These maps and accompanying report were superseded in 2004 by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open-File Report O-2004-09, Evaluation of Coastal Erosion Hazard Zones along Dune and Bluff Backed Shorelines in Lincoln County Oregon: Cascade Head to Seal Rock, a technical report to Lincoln County.


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