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Umtanum Ridge Water Gap

Umtanum Ridge Water Gap
Umtanum Ridge Water Gap

Umtanum Ridge Water Gap is one of the anticlinal ridges in the Yakima Folded Ridges subsection of the Columbia Basin. The site illustrates the geological processes of tectonic folding and antecedent stream cutting.

Location: Kittitas County, WA

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 1,510

Ownership: Federal, State, Private


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012