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Field trip guides to the geology of the northern half of Lower Crooked Basin, Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties, Oregon ó Overview;
Field trip guide to the middle Eocene Wildcat Mountain Caldera, Ochoco National Forest, Crook County, Oregon;
Field trip guide to the Oligocene Crooked River caldera: Central Oregonís supervolcano, Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties, Oregon;
Field trip guide to the Neogene stratigraphy of the Lower Crooked Basin and the ancestral Crooked River, Crook County, Oregon;
DOGAMI agency news for 2008-2009; Mined Land Reclamation Awards for 2007 and 2008; Oregon seismicity in 2007 and 2008; Recent DOGAMI publications;
Portland, Oregon, geology by tram, train, and foot;
Places to see - Royal Terrace Falls, Majestic Falls, McDowell Creek County Park
Fall 2009 (vol. 69, no. 1) (full issue PDF - 34 MB) - CONTENTS: