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Name: Liv GreerG341 Week6 Videos1. High Lava PlainsSummary of film:This episode of the Oregon Field covered the High Lava Plains nearBend. It covers 75,000 square miles and off and on for 20 years lava“blanketed” the surface. A dry river canyon cuts through the high lavaplains. The reason for the volcanic activity is still a mystery. Hawaii isone of the only places that geologists can observe the ways that thehigh lava plains in Oregon were created. Geologists put seismographsto measure earthquakes in this area in order to get a betterunderstanding of the high lava plains. With these seismographs theywill be able to see up to 300-400 miles deep. This area has hadvolcanic activity for the last 20 million years and has no plans to stopanytime soon.How this fits into the physiographic province:

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Professor
WILLIAM ORR
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Volcano, High Lava Plains

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