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Geology and landslide geomorphology of the Burpee Hills, Skagit County, Washington, USA
Landforms within the Skagit Valley record a complex history of land evolution from Late Pleistocene to the present. Late Pleistocene glacial deposits and subsequent incision by the Skagit River formed the Burpee Hills terrace. The Burpee Hills comprises an approximately 205-m-thick sequence of sediments, including glacio-lacustrine ...
Analysis of the Hydrogeological Conditions and the Effects of Development on the Hydraulic Head at Redmond Ridge East
Redmond Ridge East (RRE) is a large-scale master plan community in East King County, WA. In this report, I evaluate the spatial variability of the Quaternary Advance Outwash (Qva) at RRE and the time-series data for 16 water wells with the intent to better understand groundwater below the RRE area. I investigate changes ...
Observations of Joints Present in the Lawton Clay Member of the Vashon Stade, Exposed at a Coastal Bluff in Discovery Park, Seattle, Washington
The southwest-facing coastal bluff present at Discovery Park, Seattle, Washington, displays distinctive joints throughout the exposed Lawton Clay Member. Exhibiting a characteristic local stratigraphy of permeable advance outwash over the impermeable proglacial lacustrine clay, this bluff is located in an area of Seattle ...