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Near Newport in Lincoln County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Devil's Punchbowl

 
 
Devil's Punchbowl Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 19, 1995
1. Devil's Punchbowl Marker
Inscription. Devil's Punchbowl is a hole in the sandstone terrace. It was formed by the collapse of the roof where two sea caves met, one from the north and the other from the west. Water enters the bowl at high tide, and during storms its churning and foaming resembles a boiling pot.
 
Location. 44° 44.817′ N, 124° 3.883′ W. Marker is near Newport, Oregon, in Lincoln County. Marker is on 1st Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Devils Punch Bowl State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 851 1st Street, Newport OR 97365, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oregonís Rocky Shores (within shouting distance of this marker); Roy Bower and Jack Chambers Memorial (approx. 4.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Devil's Punchbowl website. (Submitted on February 4, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Devil's Punchbowl image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 19, 1995
2. Devil's Punchbowl
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 983 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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