Astoria, Oregon: Colombia River Maritime Museum, 2011. Edition Not Stated (Assume First). Stiff wraps. 4to. 114 pages, illustrations by Eric Baker. Roster of bar pilots, index, 2 large fold-out illustrations. -- Light wear to the extremities. -- No other notable defects. Very good +. Item #9497
"This book definitively establishes the Columbia River Bar as the world's "most dangerous" based on science: The unique geologic history of the Columbia River's relatively young mouth is what produces its unparalleled propensity to generate waves that can topple the world's largest ships. In all the world, there is no place where it is more critical to have a pilot."-rear cover.