Astoria, Oregon

Oct 03, 2017 - National Geographic Sea Bird


After departing Portland, OR yesterday evening, we awoke to beautiful Astoria, the meeting point between the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean. Today was full-on Lewis and Clark immersion, with a visit to Port Clatsop, Cape Disappointment, and the Maritime Museum with rare sunny vistas of the area.  

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Jeff Phillippe

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Jeff was raised in upstate New York and completed his B.A. in geography at Middlebury College in Vermont.  He attained his master’s degree in water resource science at Oregon State University where his research focused on glacier hydrology in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. He spent most of his 20's teaching Earth sciences and geography at the secondary and university level, while taking his summers off to lead wilderness and climbing expeditions throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Canada.

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