Field Guide to Plutons, Volcanoes, Faults, Reefs, Dinosaurs, and Possible Glaciation in Selected Areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada
Ernest M. Duebendorfer, Eugene Irwin Smith
Geological Society of America, 01/01/2008 - 262 من الصفحات
Papers from the 2008 combined Cordilleran and Rocky Mountain Sections meeting of the Geological Society of America provide background information and road logs for 11 field trips in Nevada, Arizona, and California. Field trips span the geological record from the Ediacaaran (late Neoproterrozoic) to the Holocene. The field trips highlight features of tectonics, paleontology, volcanism, and glaciation. B&w and color photos and maps are included. There is no subject index. Duebendorfer is affiliated with Northern Arizona University. Smith is affiliated with the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
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Alamo Breccia America Bulletin Arizona basalt Basin and Range Breccia California shear zone carbonate Cerbat Mountains clasts Colorado Plateau Colorado River conglomerate Coso Range Crater Creek Cretaceous crustal deformation deposits detachment fault Devonian dikes dipping Dolostone Duebendorfer east eastern California shear emplacement facies Faulds ﬁeld trip Figure ﬂow Garlock fault Geological Society glacial Grand Wash trough granite Hills detachment fault Hualapai Hualapai Limestone intrusive Jurassic Lake Mead late lava lower maﬁc magmatic margin Mesozoic Miocene normal faults northern Owens Valley Paciﬁc Paleozoic Pleistocene pluton Proterozoic quartz Quaternary reefs reﬂect region rhyolite River Mountains road rocks Sandberg sandstone Secret Pass Canyon sedimentary sediments Sierra Nevada signiﬁcant slip rate Society of America South Virgin–White Hills southern Nevada southern White Hills Spring Mountains Stop stratigraphic structural surface tectonic thick trachydacite tuff U.S. Geological Survey unconformity unit upper Vegas Virgin–White Hills detachment western Wilson Ridge Wilson Ridge pluton