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Death Valley Region, California and Nevada

Geological Society of America. Cordilleran Section

Death Valley Region, California and Nevada

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by Geological Society of America. Cordilleran Section

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Published by Death Valley Pub. Co. in Shoshone, Calif .
Written in English

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  • Geology -- Death Valley -- Guidebooks

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    Statementprepared for the 70th annual meeting of the Cordilleran Section, the Geological Society of America [March 29-31, 1974]
    SeriesField trip ; no. 1, Annual meeting field trip guidebook (Geological Society of America. Cordilleran Section) -- 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination97 p. :
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14599873M

    The Death Valley region, of southeast California and southwest Nevada, is distinct relative to adjacent regions in its structural style and resulting topography, as well as in the timing of basin-range extension. Cenozoic basin-fill strata, ranging in age from greater than or equal to 40 to approximately 2 million years are common within mountain-range uplifts in this region. includes much of southern Nevada and the Death Valley region of eastern California. Centrally located within the ground-water flow system is the Nevada Test Site (NTS). The NTS, a large tract covering about 1, square miles, historically has been used for testing nuclear devices and currently is being studied as a potential repository for the.

    @article{osti_, title = {A hydrogeologic map of the Death Valley region, Nevada, and California, developed using GIS techniques}, author = {Faunt, C C and D`Agnese, F A and Turner, A K}, abstractNote = {In support of Yucca Mountain site characterization studies, a hydrogeologic framework was developed, and a hydrogeologic map was constructed for the Death Valley by: 2. Get this from a library! Alluvial fans in the Death Valley region, California and Nevada. [Charles Storrow Denny; Geological Survey (U.S.),].

    Campgrounds in Death Valley California: Campendium has reviews of Death Valley RV parks, state parks and national parks making it your best Death Valley RV camping resource. The Walker Lane is a geologic trough roughly aligned with the California/Nevada border southward to where Death Valley intersects the Garlock Fault, a major left lateral, or sinistral, strike-slip north-northwest end of the Walker Lane is between Pyramid Lake in Nevada and California's Lassen Peak where the Honey Lake Fault Zone, the Warm Springs Valley Fault, and the Pyramid Lake Location: California, Nevada.


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Death Valley Region, California and Nevada by Geological Society of America. Cordilleran Section Download PDF EPUB FB2

This guidebook was prepared for use on a 3-day bus trip of the Death Valley region, that starts and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada. The second and third day's trips begin in Shoshone, : Geological Society of America. From Introduction: Author was a part of the famous Death Valley Expedition.

That biological survey mission embraced oversquare miles in parts of southern California and Nevada, southwestern Utah and north-western Arizona Author: Todd Starr Palmer. Alluvial Fans in the Death Valley Region California and Nevada Paperback – January 1, by Charles S.

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Part 1: guide --Geologic guide to the Death Valley region, California and Nevada / Bennie W. Troxel --Part 2: articles --Geology of the Spring Mountains, nevada / B.C. Burchfiel, R.J. Fleck, D.T. Secor, R.R. Vincelette, G.A. Davis --Fault map of the region of central and southern Death Valley, eastern California and western Nevada / Lauren A.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Place names of the Death Valley region in California and Nevada. [S.l.: T.S. Palmer?], (OCoLC) ALLUVIAL FANS IN THE DEATH VALLEY REGION, CALIFORNIA AND NEVADA straight slopes for long distances; apparently the canyons above these fans carry larger floods than washes on other fans because the mountains reach up into a zone of higher precipita­ tion.

The fans east of the valley Cited by: In this below-sea-level basin, steady drought and record summer heat make Death Valley a land of extremes. Yet, each extreme has a striking contrast. Towering peaks are frosted with winter snow.

Rare rainstorms bring vast fields of wildflowers. Lush oases harbor tiny fish and refuge for wildlife and. Place names of the Death Valley region in California and Nevada. [T S Palmer] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

# Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Abolins, Mark and Oskin, Rebecca and Prave, Tony and Summa, Catherine and Corsetti, Frank () Neoproterozoic glacial record in the Death Valley region, California and Nevada.

In: Great Basin and Sierra Nevada. Field guide (Geological Society of America). No Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, pp. Cited by: Death Valley is a desert valley located in Eastern California, in the northern Mojave Desert bordering the Great Basin is one of the hottest places in the world along with deserts in the Middle East and the Sahara.

Death Valley's Badwater Basin is the point of the lowest elevation in North America, at feet (86 m) below sea level. This point is miles ( km) east Coordinates: 36°14′49″N °49′01″W / °N.

Abstract. Death Valley represents a complex tectonic region that developed at the intersection of three major deformational belts (Figs.

): (1) the Late Cenozoic Basin and Range province that is predominately extensional (Fig. ); (2) a diffuse zone of Late Cenozoic, northwest-striking, right-slip wrench fault systems and west to southwest-striking left-slip faults that were Author: Zeev Berger.

Hopper, S. "Geologic Section from the Sierra Nevada to Death Valley, California." Geologic Society of America, Bulletin 58 (), Johnson, B.K. "Geology of a part of the Manly Peak Quadrangle, Southern Panamint Range, California.". Articles of Incorporation, Death Valley Wonder Mining & Milling Company, filed in office of Territorial Auditor, Territory of Arizona, 5 Marchfiled in Office of the Secretary of State, State of California, 24 Marchin California State Archives, Sacramento, Record Bookp.

; Beatty Bullfrog Miner, 31 March Death Valley National Park - Hot, Dry, and Low. Despite its ominous name, Death Valley National Park is a remarkable landscape alive with unmatched beauty, characterized by miles of deep sand dunes, technicolor rocks and canyons, rare and endemic wildlife, one-of-a-kind evaporative salt elements, and jaw-dropping peaks that r feet above neighboring valleys.

Las Vegas to Death Valley From One Extreme to Another and Back Again. With its stark desertscapes, thermometer-shattering climate, and all-around extreme reputation, Death Valley National Park is a natural centerpiece for a road trip that visits ghost towns, rugged biker bars, and a charming little family-run coffin shop (nope, not a typo).

Death Valley, structural depression primarily in Inyo county, southeastern California, U.S. It is the lowest, hottest, and driest portion of the North American continent. Death Valley is about miles ( km) long, trends roughly north-south, and is from 5 to 15 miles (8 to 24 km) wide.

Death Valley National Park is an American national park that straddles the California–Nevada border, east of the Sierra park boundaries include Death Valley, the northern section of Panamint Valley, the southern section of Eureka Valley, and most of Saline park occupies an interface zone between the arid Great Basin and Mojave deserts, protecting the northwest corner of Location: California and Nevada, United States.

In his book “Here Roamed the Antelope,” Glenn A. Settle quoted Antelope Valley pioneer John D. Covington (): “When I was a boy, 30 cowboys and myself made a count one day and.Get this from a library! Alluvial fans in the Death Valley region, California and Nevada.

[Charles Storrow Denny; United States. Department of the Interior.; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A survey and interpretation of some aspects of desert geomorphology.