Palouse Falls, Washington

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Palouse Falls, Washington


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Introduction:

The Palouse Falls lies on the Palouse River, about 4 mi (6 km) upstream of the confluence with the Snake River in southeast Washington, United States. The falls are 198 ft (60 m) in height.The falls consists of an upper falls with a drop of ~20 feet which lies 1,000 feet (305 m) north northwest of the main drop, and a lower falls, with a drop of ~180 feet.

Palouse Falls, Washington

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Geology

The canyon at the falls is 115 meters deep, exposing a large cross-section of the Columbia River Basalt Group. These falls and the canyon downstream comprise an important feature of the channeled scablands


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Get in:

Spokane International Airport, located in the region, offers air service to some cities in the western US: see the Spokane article for details. Other airports with commercial air service near this region include Walla Walla, Pasco and Pullman.

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