Ep 184: Washington state rocks

Washington state rocks

Today, brother Phil and I chat about the geologic history of our home state. Washington State; it’s made of rock.

When I was talking about the supercontinent of Rodinia, I miss spoke. I said that happened from 1.2 billion to 750 billion years ago. WRONG! It was from 1.2 billion, to 750 million years ago.

Here’s a link to the first website I mention during the episode.

Find Gems, Minerals, and Fossils in Washington State

Here’s a link to a video about the giant floods that happened when water, damned up by glaciers, would bust through the ice and become a deluge that poured across the landscape.

Wenatchee Washington – Ice Age Floods

Here’s a link to a recreation area in Washington where you can go and checkout the petrified forest.

Ginkgo Petrified Forest / Wanapum Recreation Area

And here’s a wonderful online exhibit about the geologic history of Washington.

Northwest Origins