Columbia Plateau Province

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Major Plateaus of The World - Major Plateaus of North America
... In North America, the largest plateau is the Colorado Plateau covering an area of about 337,000 square kilometres (130,000 sq mi) in Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico ... The Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona and southern Utah is bisected by the valley of the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon ... at a nearly equal rate to the uplift of the plateau ...
Geology Of Oregon - Columbia Plateau
... The Columbia Plateau province is enveloped by one of the world's largest accumulations of lava ... Over 170,000 km3 (41,000 cu mi) of basaltic lava, known as the Columbia River basalts, covers the western part of the province ... Nevada, southern Idaho, and ends at the Yellowstone Plateau in Wyoming ...
Grande Ronde Valley - Geology
... The Grande Ronde Valley is part of the Columbia River Plateau ... The Columbia River Plateau was created by a series of basalt flood eruptions ... The Grande Ronde Valley floor began to sink from this plateau at a rate of about.07-.18 millimeters per year about nine million years ago ...
Intermontane Plateaus - Physiographic Provinces - Columbia Plateau Province
... The Columbia Plateau Province is a large igneous province of flood basalts erupted in Miocene and early Pliocence epochs across the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho ...

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