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Stories with subject: Geology
  • Wyoming hillside slipping, but not gaining speed 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 5:32 pm
  • JACKSON, Wyoming - An unstable hillside has continued to move since it forced dozens from their homes last week in the Wyoming resort town of Jackson over the slim but persistent risk of a sudden landslide, but the shifting was not accelerating, authorities said Sunday.

  • Study looks at Old Faithful area and development 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 3:52 pm
  • YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyoming - A new study on the geology and hydrology in the area around Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park provides suggestions on how to avoid harming the famous geyser.

  • Ohio geologists link small quakes to fracking 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 7:38 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.

  • Little temblors beneath Mount Hood are normal 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 7:20 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - A swarm of little earthquakes has been rumbling this week beneath Mount Hood, Oregon's tallest peak, but geologists said there is no cause for alarm.

  • Geologists: more than 30 small Mount Hood quakes 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 1:56 am
  • PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon state geologists say they've been watching a recent swarm of small earthquakes on Mount Hood.

  • Great Alaska Earthquake shook Alaska 50 years ago 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:07 pm
  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Electric clocks on walls in Anchorage shut down at 5:36 p.m. on March 27, 1964. Time stopped at the start of the '64 Great Alaska Earthquake, the second largest ever recorded at magnitude 9.2.

  • Scientist says he knew Wash. hillside would fail 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:08 am
  • SEATTLE - A scientist who documented the landslide conditions on a Washington hill that buckled last weekend in a massive mudslide warned in a 1999 report filed with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of "the potential for a large catastrophic failure."