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

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