Rockaway Sandy Shore



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About the Rockaway Sandy Shore

Here identified as the Rockaway littoral cell, this sandy 21 mile segment of Oregon's coastal shoreline extends from mileage Cape Falcon to Cape Meares. It is associated with the Nehalem, Tillamook, Miami, Wilson, Trask and Kilchis rivers mouth(s) and accompanying Nehalem River and Tillamook Bay Estuaries.

The Rockaway sandy shore lies within Tillamook County and makes up the shoreline fronting the communities of Manzanita and Rockaway. It consists of Dune Backed and Inlet Affected shoreline. Of this shoreline approximately 26.2% is urban and 26.2% is park. An unknown percentage of this stretch of sandy shoreline is hardened with shore protection structures. Predominant land uses include those typical of urban, ruralsettings.

Chronic coastal hazards for the Rockaway sandy shore include ocean flooding and erosion, inlet migration, spit breach and sand inundation. Catastrophic hazards include earthquakes, and the groundshaking, subsidence, landsliding, liquefaction, and tsunami that accompany them.

Key recreational facilities and cultural features include: Cape Meares State Park and .


Data for the Rockaway Sandy Shore
[21 Records Listed]

Rockaway Littoral Cell GIS Data
Data Layer
Source
Scale
Year
Download
OCMP
10,000
1952
OCMP
5,000
1954
OCMP
20,000
1926
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1994
USGS
24,000
1985
USGS
24,000
1985
ODOT
6,000
1967
DOGAMI
24,000
2001
DOGAMI
24,000
2011
DOGAMI
24,000
1994
DOGAMI
24,000
1986
DOGAMI
24,000
2001
DOGAMI
24000
2001
DOGAMI
24000
1997
DOGAMI
24000
1998
DOGAMI
24000
2001
DOGAMI
24000
2001
DOGAMI
24000
1927
DOGAMI
24,000
1953
DOGAMI
24,000
1955

[21 Records Listed]


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