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Ten thousand years ago massive ice age floods tore up much of the northwest section of the continent, forever changing the look of the land. This special report uses stunning photography and great animation to show us what happened then and what it look like if the floods were to happen again today.

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Missoula Floods

OPB | Sept. 3, 2009 1:30 p.m.

The Missoula floods changed the landscape of Oregon and Washington some 17,000 years ago.

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