Story Maps

Here is the Washington Geological Survey's Story Map collection. Click on the images to open the narratives.

This narrative features over 50 intriguing lidar images that help illustrate how geologists in Washington are using this fascinating technology to study the landscape. With imagery, maps and video, this story follows the devastating deluge of the Missoula floods as it tore across the landscape, from its origins in western Montana to its terminus at the Pacific Ocean. This rockhounding guide features maps, photos, and information on where to search for minerals and fossils in Washington State.