The Hidden River
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 42° 53.361 W 122° 27.939
10T E 543632 N 4748665
Sign along the interpretive trail to Natural Bridge.
Waymark Code: WM7R1K
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 11/24/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
Views: 2

Marker Name: The Hidden River
Marker Text: The Rogue River flows through a lava tube behind the wall of rock across the channel, becoming a “hidden river.”
When the water is low, the entire river goes through the tube, and several potholes may be visible below this viewpoint.
Potholes are nature’s artwork . . . formed when small rocks are trapped in holes in the lava and swirled by flowing water. The resulting action slowly grinds the solid rock away, leaving bowl-shaped potholes.

Historic Topic: Geological

Group Responsible for placement: Forest Service

Marker Type: Trail

Region: Willamette Valley

County: Jackson

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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