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'REACH Tours 2016' Presents the 'Eastern Scablands of the Ice Age Floods': Exploring the Rarely Visited Southern Cheney-Palouse Scabland Tract | Richland, WA Join the REACH Tours 2016 as it features the Eastern Scablands of the Ice Age Floods. This will be held on the 23rd of July, 2016, and will start at 8:00 a.m. For more details, visit the REACH Tours 2016 page at The REACH Museum's website.

About the Eastern Scablands of the Ice Age Floods Tour
For this particular tour, Gary Kleinknecht will be joining the participants. This tour will feature the remote and the rarely visited part of the Cheney-Palouse Scabland Tract. Participants will surely enjoy the streamlined loess islands which are divided by scablands and coulees. A great view of these scablands will be achieved considering that the Palouse Country of eastern Washington is situated at close quarters.

This tour is unique because it will not go

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The Eastern Ice Age Floods Scablands At The REACH In Richland, WashingtonOn Saturday, August 1 join Age Floods expert, Gary Kleinknecht, on The Eastern Ice Age Floods Scablands tour of the remote and less well-known southern portion of the Cheney-Palouse Scabland Tract. The tour will be from 8:00 in the morning until 5:00 in the afternoon.

The Eastern Ice Age Floods Scablands
This tract is in close proximity to the Palouse country of eastern Washington, that is why the scablands of this area feature many streamlined loess islands separated by scablands and coulees. There are no major highways that traverse this tour’s route, so participants will view sights known by the few local residents, but very few travelers.

Features include loess islands, flood deposits at least 780,000 years old, Rock Lake, Big Cove Coulee and

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