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Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon

Don Price

Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon

by Don Price

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Groundwater -- Oregon -- Willamette Valley.,
  • Water-supply -- Oregon -- Willamette River Valley.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Don Price.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper -- 1847
    ContributionsOregon State Engineer., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 66 p. :
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20596404M

    The northern Willamette Valley and much of the Columbia River Plateau contain many sources of ground water that are isolated in volcanic rock. These aquifers are in the Columbia River Basalt Group, commonly called the "basalt". Heavy pumping has caused declines in the basalt.   Set amid rolling hills of green and gold, verdant mountains, and the orchards and farms just southwest of Portland, Yamhill County does two things best: world-class wine and walkable small towns. With more than wine producers calling the area home and regular buses to regional destinations, getting there isn’t a problem — but never wanting to leave might be.

    The wine in the Eola-Amity Hills is just like the landscape: crisp, clean, and precise. The area’s geology and climate make it ideal for cool climate grape varieties. Soil is mostly volcanic basalt, marine sedimentary, and alluvial deposits in the lower parts of the ridge where elevations range from . The Willamette Valley is responsible for 90% of Pinot Noir production in Oregon and most of that is concentrated in a 40 mile, crescent-shaped region comprised of six subregions, or AVAs: Ribbon Ridge, Dundee, Yamhill Carlton, Eola-Amity Hills, McMinnville, and the Chehalem Mountains.

      A short drive from downtown Portland, the Willamette Valley is the most well known of Oregon’s 18 wine-growing regions. More than miles long and 60 miles wide, the Willamette Valley is home to more than wineries and six sub-AVAs (American Viticulture Areas). The story of the valley doesn’t stop there. The growth of.   Dundee Hills AVA. The first grapes in the Willamette Valley were planted here, and it is the most densely planted region in the valley and beyond that, the state. It is protected from the ocean climate by the Coast Range and is almost entirely basaltic landmass. Consequently, you’ll find acidic wines with tart, fruity flavors here. Eola-Amity.


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Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon by Don Price Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ground Water in the Eola-Amity Hills Area Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon By DON PRICE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER Prepared in cooperation with the Oregon State Engineer Report describes geologic features and their relation to the occurrence, quality, and availability of ground water on theCited by: 2.

Ground Water in the Eola-Amity Hills Area Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon Hardcover – January 1, Manufacturer: United States Government Printing Office.

Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon (Geological Survey water-supply paper) [Don Price] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Eola-Amity Hills area,comprises about square miles on the west side of the Willamette Valley between Salem and McMinnville, Oreg.

The area is largely rural, and agriculture is the principal occupation. Rocks ranging in age from Eocene to Recent underlie the area. The oldest rocks are a sequence more than 5, feet thick of marine-deposited shale and siltstone strata, with thin.

Get this from a library. Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon. [Don Price; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.; Oregon. Get this from a library. Ground water in the Eola-Amity Hills area, northern Willamette Valley, Oregon.

[Don Price; Oregon. State Engineer.; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY, OREGON By ARTHUR M.

PIPER ABSTRACT The drainage basin of the Willamette River lies in western Oregon between the Oregon Coast Range on the west and the Cascade Range on the east. It is about miles long from north to south and covers ab square miles.

The Eola-Amity Hills AVA is an American Viticultural Area located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, stretching from the city of Amity in the north to Salem in the south. There are over vineyards and 30+ wineries & tasting rooms in our our acclaimed winegrowing region. Ground Water in the Eola - Amity Hills Area, Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon Geology and Water Resources in the French Prairie Area, Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon Geology and Ground Water of the Molalla - Salem Slope Area, Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon 1B - 1B - 1B - 1B - 1B - 1B - 1B - 1B - The Southern Willamette Valley Groundwater Management Area (GWMA) was declared in because of high nitrate contamination in a square mile area of the Willamette Valley.

A multi-year, multi-stakeholder process is addressing the nitrate contamination issue. In the portion of the Willamette Valley that includes the Portland, Tualatin, and Central Willamette basins and part of Southern Willamette Valley, pumping (excluding domestic wells) from the CRBG aquifer in was 39 million m3/yr (32, acre ft/yr) (Conlon et al., ) and represented nearly 20% of groundwater withdrawals in the area.

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57 Southern Willamette Valley: Nitrate over 10 mg/L. 58 Southern Willamette Valley Study Area, showing Sites where Pesticides were detected. 59 Part 1: Geological History of the Willamette Valley Illustration: Willamette Valley soils map in the Reference section Until about 12 million years ago, Western Oregon was on the floor of the Pacific Ocean.

Before that, for 35 million years under the sea, it was slowly accumulating layers of marine sediment, the bedrock of the oldest soils in. Top Willamette Valley Waterfalls: See reviews and photos of waterfalls in Willamette Valley, Oregon on Tripadvisor. Eola-Amity Hills is an AVA in the center of the Willamette Valley in Oregon, just north of Salem.

This bank of hills lies west of the Willamette River and runs for roughly 15 miles north-south between the towns of Amity and Eola. The Willamette (pronounced "wil-lam-it") Valley has become a wine lover’s Shangri-La, particularly in the northern Yamhill and Washington counties between Interstate 5 and the Oregon Coast, a.

Eola-Amity Hills, Northern Willamette Valley, "Map of the Eola-Amity Hills Area, Oregon, showing the locations of representative wells and springs, and ground-water-level contours" Eola-Amity Hills. The Eola-Amity Hills comprises a string of hills located nearly in the center of the Willamette Valley.

These hills are coated with soils formed from ancient marine sediments, derived from massive primordial lava flows or deposited by post-glacial floods of biblical proportions.

Willamette Valley is producing some of the finest Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in the world Wine Spectator recently rated a Chardonnay produced by Domaine Serene in Willamette’s Northern sub-region of Dundee Hills as the #2 Chardonnay in the world.

This area is arguably one of the starting points for Oregonian wine production, where it was discovered that cool climate varietals such as. Mid Willamette Valley Area McMinnville AVA / Eola-Amity Hills AVA / Historic Downtown McMinnville.

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Mid-Willamette Valley. Eola-Amity Hills AVA.The Willamette Valley AVA (/ w ɪ ˈ l æ m ɪ t / wi-LAM-it), is an American Viticultural Area which lies in the Willamette Valley of AVA is the wine growing region which encompasses the drainage basin of the Willamette stretches from the Columbia River in the north to just south of Eugene in the south, where the Willamette Valley ends; and from the Oregon Coast Range in.Willamette Valley Regions You’ll Visit.

Within the Willamette Valley Region’s northern reaches there are 6 huddled Sub-AVA’s. It’s within these clustered regions and the small distances between them that yield distinctively different characteristics in the wines.

It’s also in these 6 regions we focus our wine tours.