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Stone age on the Columbia River

Emory M. Strong

Stone age on the Columbia River

by Emory M. Strong

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Published by Binfords & Mort in Portland, Or., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Columbia River Valley
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Columbia River Valley -- Antiquities.,
    • Columbia River Valley -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-251) and index.

      Statementby Emory M. Strong.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.N77 S72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination254 p. :
      Number of Pages254
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5775971M
      LC Control Number59014339
      OCLC/WorldCa5079153

      The Cascade Range began to uplift during the early Pleistocene era (two million to , years ago). Cutting through the uplifting mountains, the Columbia River created the Columbia River Gorge. The river and its drainage basin experienced some of the world's greatest known catastrophic floods toward the end of the last ice age. When nine-hundred-foot ice age floods carved the Columbia River Gorge through the Cascade Mountains to the sea, little space was left for man to form a highway of his own. It took an artist-poet-engineer extraordinaire to conquer this reluctant piece of real estate and produce the nation's first sce.

        STONES FROM THE RIVER, for which author Ursula Hegi received a PEN Faulkner award nomination, is the story of an unusual child who grows to womanhood in Nazi Germany. Trudi is born in to Gertrud and Leo Montag, who own a pay-library business on the first floor of their home in Burgdorf, Germany. Stone Age on the Columbia River 22 copies; Stone Age in the Great Basin 19 copies; Seeking Western Waters: The Lewis and Clark Trail from the Rockies to the 18 copies; Wakemap Mound: A Stratified Site On The Columbia River 4 copies; Skamania County Heritage - Lewis and Clark in Skamania County 1 copy.

      Stone Age, prehistoric cultural stage, or level of human development, characterized by the creation and use of stone tools. The Stone Age, whose origin coincides with the discovery of the oldest known stone tools, which have been dated to some million years ago, is usually divided into three separate periods—Paleolithic Period, Mesolithic Period, and Neolithic Period—based on the. BEFORE THE ICE-AGE FLOODS CAME THE LAVA FLOWED Columbia River Basalt flows spread over large portions of Washington, Oregon and Idaho. About 17 million years ago floods of lava began coating the Columbia Basin of Washington--as well as northeast Oregon, and the Columbia Gorge region all the way to the Pacific Coast.


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Reviewed in the United States on April 9, Verified Purchase. I found this book to be very informative on Native American collections along the Columbia River.

It tells the method used to make the items in the book and describes what they were used for. Because of this book I visited the /5(6). Get this from a library. Stone age on the Columbia River. [Emory M Strong] -- A record of the stone age relics dug from along the Columbia River. COVID Resources.

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A list of best nonfiction and historical fiction books focused on the Columbia River Basin. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Sinker stones in the Columbia River fishery were also used as anchors for boats and traps and as dragging-weights used to wear down sturgeon caught on hook and line.

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XII, edited by Deward E. Walker Jr., Smithsonian Institution For More Information On The History Of The Gorge, Be Sure To Visit. Stones from the River is the novel by Ursula Hegi, and was chosen as an Eagles selection in February It is about a woman named Trudi Montag who has book chronicles her life in a village in Germany in the years before, during and after World War : Ursula Hegi.

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The Columbia River Basin coverssquare miles and includes parts of seven states and one Canadian province. In its 1, mile course to the ocean, the river flows through four mountain ranges and drains more water to the Pacific Ocean than any other river in North or South America.

It once produced the largest salmon runs on earth, with. During the last ice age, a cataclysmic event occurred, that left a lasting monument along the path of the mighty Columbia River.

A great flood sheared away the land, leaving stone cliffs and water falls that form the world famous “Columbia River Gorge”. archaeologists have discovered several hundred stone sculptures along the banks of the Columbia River.

One area of note is that of the lower Columbia River, that is, the area of The Dalles, Oregon, downriver to the area around the mouth of the river. Many of these sculptures were shaped into zoomorphic or anthropomorphic forms. Life in small-town Germany () as chronicled by Trudi, a dwarf with her own agenda—courtesy of the German-born Hegi (Floating in My Mother's Palm,etc.) Trudi, whose birth drove her beautiful mother into madness and early death, carries a heavy burden.

Her mother's madness was caused not by horror at Trudi's appearance but from guilt: while her husband was away fighting in WW I Author: Ursula Hegi. A Columbia River Gorge curiosity. I’ll show you how to find the remains of the Skamania Stone House hidden in plain sight on Highway I love a good treasure hunt.

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The river is 1, miles (2, km) long, and Etymology: Captain Robert Gray's ship, Columbia Rediviva.