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The Pacific Northwest is a Disneyland for geology lovers, and this CWU prof wants to be your guide

For anyone who digs geology, the Pacific Northwest is better than Disneyland, says Nick Zentner.

You want mountains? We’ve got more than 60,000 square miles of them.

Volcanoes? Half a dozen snow-capped cones tower over our patch of the Pacific Ring of Fire.

East of the Cascades, fantastical falls and coulees mark the path of some of the most powerful floods in the planet’s history.

“It’s like all different kinds of rides in one big amusement park,” said Zentner, an instructor at Central Washington University who wants to be your guide to the region’s star attractions.

Read more of this story in the Seattle Times.