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Geology, Archaeology and History of Seattle
May 2, 2009 9:32 AM   Subscribe

Waterlines is a new online exhibit from the excellent Burke Museum at the University of Washington, Seattle. It tells the story of the land underlying Seattle, one of the United States' most geologically active city sites, and of the human attempts to engineer this landform. Closely related are the archaeology of West Point and Coast Salish Villages of Puget Sound (e.g., read the story of North Wind and Storm Wind).
posted by Rumple (3 comments total) 12 users marked this as a favorite

 
Wow, nice find, Rumple. There's almost too much information on the Waterlines site.
posted by oneirodynia at 10:41 AM on May 2, 2009


Excellent post Rumple, Seattle is such an interesting place to witness the relationship of humans and the environment. Clearly neither has complete control. I am amazed at what has happened in the last century alone and I can't even imagine the next.
posted by Kale Slayer at 10:42 AM on May 2, 2009


Nice! To bad I won't be in Seattle for a while, this looks like such an interesting exhibit.
posted by Bearded Dave at 8:06 AM on May 4, 2009


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