The impacts of geology are everywhere we look. Geological processes have helped form the earth beneath our feet and the hills, valleys, mountains, and plains where we live and recreate.
Did You Know?
The Whitmans’ mission was important to early Oregon Trail travelers. Those who were sick, tired, or hungry or who needed a wagon fixed would make the side trip to the mission. Some would spend the winter with the Whitmans before continuing on to the Willamette Valley.