Glacial Lake Missoula: And Its Humongous Floods

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Mountain Press Publishing, 2001 - Science - 199 pages
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Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods tells the tale of a huge Ice Age lake that, when it suddenly drained, unleashed more than ten times the combined flow of all the modern rivers of the world. The book follows the path of the floodwaters as they raged from western Montana across the Idaho Panhandle, then scoured eastern Washington and rushed down the Columbia Gorge to the Pacific Ocean.
  

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Review: Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods

User Review  - Marsha - Goodreads

I've intended to read this book for a long time because we live very near the site of Ancient Lake Missoula and can see most of the evidence of its floods quite easily. I enjoyed putting the pieces ... Read full review

Review: Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods

User Review  - Shane Evans - Goodreads

The book was great! Now my dream is to follow the path of the numerous ice age floods from Montana to the Pacific. Read full review

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Alt is cofounder of the Roadside Geology Series. He teaches geology at the University of Montana-Missoula.

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