The Chuckanut Formation in Our Backyard

Artist’s conception of Diatryma, Marlin Peterson, 2011.WWU Geology Department Display. by Ron Kleinknecht Fifty million years ago, there were giant, 7-foot-tall chickens wading around palm trees in the subtropical swamp that is now Whatcom County. And the remnants of this geology are still present. (1) Those chickens were [Read More...]