Landforms of Multnomah County, Oregon: Willamette River, Columbia Slough, Bull Run River, Johnson Creek, Fanno Creek, Tryon Creek, Balch Creek

 
9781233181025: Landforms of Multnomah County, Oregon: Willamette River, Columbia Slough, Bull Run River, Johnson Creek, Fanno Creek, Tryon Creek, Balch Creek
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 61. Chapters: Willamette River, Columbia Slough, Bull Run River, Johnson Creek, Fanno Creek, Tryon Creek, Balch Creek, Sandy River, Mount Tabor, Bridge of the Gods, Sauvie Island, Blazed Alder Creek, North Fork Bull Run River, Fir Creek, Multnomah Falls, Stephens Creek, Fairview Creek, Crystal Springs Creek, Ross Island, Tualatin Mountains, Government Island, Rocky Butte, Multnomah Channel, Bull Run Lake, Clatsop Butte, Larch Mountain, Elk Rock Island, East Buttes, Collins Beach, Powell Butte, Wahclella Falls, Eagle Creek, Wahkeena Falls, Oneonta Gorge, Lake Bonneville, Mount Scott, Mount Sylvania, Shepperd's Dell, Latourell Falls, Marquam Hill, Portland, Oregon, Coopey Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, Fairy Falls, Horsetail Falls. Excerpt: Columbia Slough - a.new,#quickbar a.new/* cache key: enwiki:resourceloader:filter:minify-css:5:f2a9127573a22335c2a9102b208c73e7 */ Columbia Slough Fairview Lake, looking northeast from a bridge over the sloughThe Columbia Slough flows roughly parallel to and about 0.4 to 1.7 miles (0.6 to 2.7 km) south of the Columbia River in Multnomah County. It begins at Fairview Lake in the city of Fairview and immediately enters the city of Gresham. Less than 1 mile (1.6 km) later, it enters the city of Portland and continues generally westward for about another 18 miles (29 km) to its confluence with the Willamette River. Throughout its course, the slough is nearly level, 10 feet (3.0 m) above sea level at the source and 9 feet (2.7 m) at the mouth. Semidiurnal tides cause reverse currents on the lower 8.5 miles (13.7 km) of the slough. Running slightly north of and parallel to U.S. Route 30 (Sandy Boulevard), the slough flows by Zimmerman Heritage Farm on the left bank (south) about 17.5 miles (28.2 km) from the mou...

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