Nick on the Rocks

Mt. Rainier’s Osceola Mudflow

Season 1 Episode 4 | 4m 50s

5,600 years ago, a Mt. Rainier eruption sent a wall of mud careening down the White River Valley to Tacoma. The Osceola Mudflow created the Enumclaw Plain by burying a formerly rugged Puget Lowland with hundreds of feet of volcanic mud — a plain now home to over 500,000 people.

Aired: 12/28/17

Rating: NR

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