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Ice Age Floods Institute
News and Information about:

  • The immensely powerful, cataclysmic Ice Age Floods that swept across the Pacific Northwest during recent geologic time
  • The Ice Age Floods National Geologic Trail is a system of travel routes linking significant sites and interpretive facilities across the region
  • The Ice Age Floods Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to the authoritative presentation of the fascinating but little-known story of the floods

Use this site to investigate the floods story, then visit and explore the extraordinary landscape itself. You’re also invited to join the Institute and support the Institute’s mandate.

2017 IAFI Fall Membership Meeting and Tour

Welcome to the lake of healing waters (Smokiam), located in the original plunge pool of the Lower Grand Coulee, for the 2017 IAFI Fall Membership Meeting and Tour at Soap Lake, WA, hosted by the Lower Grand Coulee Chapter on … [Read More Here…]

Bretz and His Floods Story – National Geographic

National Geographic has published an outstanding article, “Formed by Megafloods, This Place Fooled Scientists for Decades”, about J Harlan Bretz and his outrageous, fantastical theories of a landscape shaped by huge floods. Most Ice Age Floods aficionados are generally aware … [Read More Here…]

Washington’s Ice Age Floods – ESRI Story Map

The Washington Geological Survey (formerly the Division of Geology and Earth Resources) has just released an ESRI story map about the Ice Age Floods in Washington. The story map: “tells the story of cataclysmic outburst floods that shaped the landscape … [Read More Here…]

6 New “Nick On The Rocks” Videos

Here’s a present for all you Nick Zentner fans (and who isn’t a fan of Nick?). Nick is starring in 6 brand new short geology videos pretentiously titled ‘Nick On The Rocks’. This series of short videos showcases the diverse geologic wonders … [Read More Here…]