The Channeled Scablands

The floodwaters from Glacial Lake Missoula moved through eastern Washington forever changing the landscape by stripping away topsoil, picking apart the bedrock, and carving an immense channel system into the land. This area, known as the Channeled Scablands, provided geologists with the first clues of the catostrophic nature of the Ice Age Floods.

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