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The highlight of the park is of course the gorge, where walls of red-gray rhyolite schist, a hard volcanic rock, rise up to 40 feet along the Eau Claire River.
Sept. 9 Leslie Gulch trip: Meet at the WinCo parking lot at Meridian Road and I-84 at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, for an 8 a.m. departure. Sculpted rhyolite and geology with Oregon State geologist Mark Ferns.
The Kaharoa eruption would have been impressive to see, producing ~5-7 km3 of rhyolite over what is thought to be a few years time.
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Origin and Etymology of rhyolite
First Known Use: 1861See Words from the same year
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