The Port of Astoria and lower Columbia River a handbook of shipping information on the Port of Astoria and lower Columbia River district.

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Published by Issued by the Port of Astoria Commission in Astoria, Or .

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  • Astoria (Or.) -- Description and travel,
  • Astoria (Or.) -- History

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ContributionsPort of Astoria Commission., Pacific Northwest History Collection.
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Pagination19 p. :
Number of Pages19
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Open LibraryOL17620639M
OCLC/WorldCa14340074

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Astoria is located in Clatsop County, North-East Oregon, at the mouth of the Columbia River, across from the state of Washington.

This quaint town has a population of approximat and prides themselves on being great hosts to their cruise visitors, as tourism, along with light manufacturing, are Astoria's main economic activities. Astoria is a quaint, North-Pacific. Astoria And The Lower Columbia. Ten miles upstream, Astoria Bridge (foot vertical clearance) spans the river, and the charted ship channel runs close along Astoria.

We always berth at the Port of Astoria's West Mooring Basin, located a quarter mile before the bridge, the only public marina in town. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. Protectors of the Pacific Northwest. Maritime Emergencies call or.

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The river rises in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, flows northwest and then south into the US state of Washington, then turns west to form most of the border between Washington and the state of Oregon before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. The river is 1, miles (2, Mouth: Pacific Ocean, at Clatsop County, Oregon.

The tide chart above shows the height and times of high tide and low tide for Astoria (Port Docks), Columbia River, Oregon The red flashing dot shows the tide time right now. The yellow shading corresponds to daylight hours between sunrise and sunset at Astoria.

Hood River, Oregon. Located on the Columbia River, the port city of Hood River lies approximately 60 miles east of Portland and 21 miles west of The Dalles. Incorporated inthe city was named for nearby Hood River.

Discovered by Lewis & Clark inthe river was originally called Labeasche, a French-Canadian word meaning “elk.”. Astoria is a port city and the seat of Clatsop County, Oregon, United d inAstoria is the oldest city in the state of Oregon and was the first American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.

Astoria is located on the south shore of the Columbia River, where the river meets the Pacific city is named for John Jacob Astor, an investor from New York County: Clatsop.

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May and June Tide charts for Vancouver, Columbia River: The tide charts below show the height, time and date of high and low tides for the next 30 days. Tide Times are PDT (UTC hrs).

Last Spring High Tide at Vancouver, Columbia River was on Sat 09 May (heightm ft). Booklet missing a cover and p in the front, and p. in the back. We used the centerfold of the map of the region as the cover here. The year is an estimate based on text and pictures. Your first port of call is Astoria.

Explore this historic pioneer city situated near the mouth of the Columbia River on a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour. Begin with a stop at the Riverwalk, a 4-mile paved walkway overlooking the beautiful Columbia River offering extraordinary views.

Next, stop at the Flavel House and Carriage House Museum. The Columbia River can be thought of as two major sections; namely the lower river which runs from the entrance to just east of the Portland, Oregon-Vancouver, Washington area and the upper river beyond.

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It is 1, miles (2, km) long. Hood River, Oregon. Located on the Columbia River, the port city of Hood River lies approximately 60 miles east of Portland and 21 miles west of The Dalles. Incorporated inthe city was named for nearby Hood River. Discovered by Lewis & Clark inthe river was originally called Labeasche River, a French-Canadian word meaning “elk”.

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To navigate through the Ribbon, use standard browser navigation keys. To skip between groups, use Ctrl+LEFT or Ctrl+RIGHT. To jump to the first Ribbon tab use Ctrl+[. Port Risk Assessment of the Lower Columbia River Analysis: This is the point in the workshop when the process begins to address local port risks.

The participants use the scales developed in Book 3 to assess the absolute level of risk in their port (Lower Columbia River) 20File Size: KB. The Astoria Riverwalk, also known as the Astoria River Trail, stretches the entire length of the city’s waterfront, connecting restaurants and breweries, museums, and dozens of other attractions.

It passes under the Astoria-Megler Bridge, the largest continuous truss bridge in the United States, arcing out across the Columbia River toward the. Media in category "Aerial photographs of the Columbia River on the Washington-Oregon border" The following 47 files are in this category, out of 47 total.

Aerial - Lower Columbia River at dusk jpg 4, × 2,; MB. The Astoria–Megler Bridge is a steel cantilever through truss bridge in the northwest United States that spans the lower Columbia River, between Astoria, Oregon, and Point Ellice near Megler, 54 years ago init is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America.

Located fourteen miles (23 km) from the mouth of the river at the Pacific Carries: 2 lanes of USand bicycles. book now Get Started Perhaps The Most Wicked Place On Earth.

Byhalf of the fish canneries on the lower Columbia River were located in Astoria. The dangerous nature of fishing on the Columbia near the mouth of the river attracted a sizable and unruly assortment of transient fishermen during the spring salmon seasons.

This, and perhaps. Port of Astoria Established Address: 10 Pier One Bldg., SuiteAstoria Port of Columbia County.

Established Address: E St., PO BoxColumbia City Phone: Port of Hood River. Established Address: E Port Marina Dr., Hood River With it's historic charm and scenic natural beauty, it's easy to fall in love with Astoria.

This bustling port city sits where the wild waters of the Columbia River meet the Pacific Ocean, our streets filled with restored Victorian houses, galleries, vintage shops, and plenty of restaurants and craft breweries to indulge your inner foodie/5(K).

In Astoria, Oregon, fishermen employed several methods to bring countless tons of salmon out of the lower Columbia River, and canneries sprang up to process the catch.

Columbia River along the Astoria waterfront, waiting for berths to open upriver. •The river includes 11 federally designated anchorages with more than 40 parking spots between Astoria and Vancouver, Washington. Columbia River is Navigable for Ocean‐Going Ships from Pacific Ocean to Vancouver/PortlandFile Size: 2MB.

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It is reported that ebb currents on the north side of the bar attain speeds of 6 to 8 knots and that strong NW winds sometimes cause currents that set north in the area outside the jetties.

Your first port of call is Astoria. Explore this historic pioneer city situated near the mouth of the Columbia River on a Hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour.

Begin with a stop at the Riverwalk, a 4-mile paved walkway overlooking the beautiful Columbia River offering remarkable views. Next, stop at the Flavel House and Carriage House Museum.

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Coho or Silver Salmon return to the Columbia River from August. The museum is open daily ($ admission) and exhibits cover the history of shipping on the lower Columbia River and the world-famous Columbia River Bar, the "Graveyard of the Pacific".

Even if you don't want to go inside there are some outdoor exhibits you can take a look at, most notably the lightship Columbia and the pilot boat Peacock. Spring Chinook- (March, April, May) Lower Columbia River, Wind River / Drano Longview, Kalama, Woodland, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Portland, Camas / Washougal, Bonneville, Carson Fall Chinook / Coho- All of August in Astoria, OR West Mooring Basin, Slip B46, Port of Astoria Marina, Astoria Megler Bridge (click for map) Fall Chinook- September / October.

36 Hours in Astoria, Ore. a former timber port and cannery town where huge container ships glide past on their way through the mouth of the Columbia River. the Lower Columbia River Highway.East of Astoria, US 30 is known as the Lower Columbia River Highway No.

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