Lake Pend Oreille #320 - East Hope, ID
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters
N 48° 15.413 W 116° 19.486
11U E 550118 N 5345072
Quick Description: A short 1½ miles north of East Hope, at a pullout on the west side of Highway 200 is this Idaho Historical Society Marker marking the geological site of Lake Pend Oreille.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2014 1:02:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMKR3K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 4

Long Description:
The marker tells us that Lake Pend Oreille is the remnant of Lake Missoula which once was a huge lake dammed by glacial ice. Huge flows caused by the lake's breaking through ice dams carved many large features in the land, including Lake Pend Oreille.
Marker Name: Lake Pend Oreille

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
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County: Bonner

City: East Hope

Group Responsible for Placement: Idaho Historical Society & Idaho Transportation Department

Marker Number: 320

Web link(s) for additional information:
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Date Dedicated: Not listed

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