Water in the Horse Heaven Hills, south-central Washington
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Published by State of Washington, Dept. of Ecology in [Olympia] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Washington (State),
  • Horse Heaven Hills.

Subjects:

  • Hydrology -- Washington (State) -- Horse Heaven Hills.,
  • Water-supply -- Washington (State) -- Horse Heaven Hills.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Dee Molenaar ; prepared in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey.
SeriesWater-supply bulletin ;, 51, Water supply bulletin (Olympia, Wash.) ;, no. 51.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGB705.W2 M64 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2819104M
LC Control Number83620927

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The Horse Heaven Hills are a long range of high, rolling hills in Klickitat, Yakima, and Benton counties in hills are an anticline ridge in the Yakima Fold Belt formed by north–south compression of lava flows in the Columbia River Basalt highest point is Bickleton Ridge in the west end of the hills. They lie within the rain shadow to the east of the Cascade Range. The Horse Heaven Hills is , acres (, ha) in size, with elevations ranging from feet (61 m) above sea level along the Columbia River to 1, feet ( m) at the northern boundary. There are three main soil types in the area—wind-blown sand and loess, Missoula Flood sediment, and hill slope rubble from the Columbia River basalt. This history also notes that the Horse Heaven Cemetery started in the garden of William Dennis, a local resident killed in a harvest accident in (). Directions: State Highway - East on Sellards Rd. - North on Clodius Rd. - East on Cemetery Rd. Very remote cemetery with only 11 graves that can be identified as of 11 April   Seattle, WA [email protected] Brix and Bitter (Custom wine & brew tours & experiences) Serving Washington's Columbia Valley's Tri Cities area, Yakima & Walla Walla Valleys and Horse Heaven Hills PO Box Kennewick, WA DeVine Limousine (Driving Services for Yakima Valley, Red Mountain.

The Horse Heaven Hills is a large area of rolling hills on the west side of the Columbia River, between the Yakima River and the Wallula hills provide a backdrop for the "Tri-Cities" of Richland, Pasco, and Kennewick. According to Robert Hitchman in "Place Names of Washington" (), the Horse Heaven Hills were named in by James Kinney, a Yakima pioneer, "because the area . The quick-draining soils of silty loam in the Horse Heaven Hills region were deposited approximat years ago by the great Missoula Floods that repeatedly dropped their loads of silt over the rocky volcanic base of fractured basalt in the area. The quick-draining nature of the soil and the area's semi-arid climate allow growers to manage their vineyard canopies through drip irrigation. The Horse Heaven Hills AVA is located in south-central Washington — its southern border running 50 miles wide along the Columbia River. From the Columbia River, the AVA runs 20 miles north to the southern border of the Yakima Valley AVA. The Horse Heaven Hills AVA is home to approximat Acres of the states grape acreage and a source of the five point wines from Washington. Our family farmers grow a diverse variety of grapes on inspiring and rustic terrain. In the Horse Heaven Hills, you'll find dramatic, windswept vistas, clear blue skies, arid hot summers and delicious, approachable wines.