Oregon’s Erratic Rock State Natural Site

One of Oregon's smallest natural areas is Erratic Rock State Natural Site, located 12 km (seven miles) southwest of McMinnville on State Highway 18. The site is located 75 km (45 miles) southwest of Portland. In March, while in McMinnville on a wine-tasting excursion with friends, Jay and I visited the erratic rock. What is an erratic rock? During most...
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Karen (here with Mt. Shasta in background) is a geology professor emerita who aims to provide a "pocket geologist" for world travelers. Follow the blog to explore the landscapes of our planet and figure out what causes them to look the way they do.

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