Closure of the Breach in Bayocean Peninsula, Oregon

by Brown, Jr.,
G.D. Clark,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-20

Document Type: Journal Paper


Natural sand, gravel and boulder barrier about 4 mi in length which separated Tillamook Bay from Pacific Ocean, was breached by ocean storm waves; history of erosion and design and construction of rock fill and sand fill closure structures.

Subject Headings: Rock fills | Sand (hydraulic) | Ocean waves | Sandy soils | Boulders | Gravels | Gates (hydraulic) | Oregon | Pacific Ocean

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