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Great Basin and Sierra Nevada [electronic resource] / edited by David R. Lageson and Stephen G. Peters and Mary M. Lahren.

Publication:
Boulder, CO : Geological Society of America, 2000.
Series:
Field guide (Geological Society of America) ; 2.
Field guide ; 2
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (v, 430 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Subjects:
Geology -- Great Basin -- Guidebooks.
Geology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.
Great Basin -- Guidebooks.
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- Guidebooks.
Geology.
United States -- Great Basin.
United States -- Sierra Nevada.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Guidebooks.
Summary:
Great Basin and Sierra Nevada, the second volume of the Geological Society of America Field Guide Series, focuses on the dynamic and spectacular geology of this region, providing the inspiring backdrop for the 2000 GSA Annual Meeting in Reno. This volume gives complete coverage of field trips held in conjunction with that meeting.
Contents:
Lake Tahoe active faults, landslides, and tsunamis / Richard A. Schweickert [and others]
Historical surface faulting and paleoseismology of the central Nevada seismic belt / S. John Caskey [and others]
Geoarcheology and Holocene landscape history of the Carson Desert, western Nevada / David Rhode, Kenneth D. Adams, and Robert G. Elston
Reconstruction of Basin and Range extension and westward motion of the Sierra Nevada Block / Robert J. Brady, Brian P. Wernicke, and Nathan A. Niemi
Neogene basins in western Nevada document the tectonic history of the Sierra Nevada-Basin and Range transition zone for the last 12 Ma / J.H. Trexler, Jr. [and others].
Neogene through Quaternary hillslope records, basin sedimentation, and landscape evolution of southeastern Nevada / Joel L. Pederson [and others]
Late Cenozoic crustal extension and magmatism, southern Death Valley region, California / J.P. Calzia and O.T. Rämö
Interrelation of Eocene magmatism, extension, and Carlin-type gold deposits in northeastern Nevada / Christopher D. Henry and Michael W. Ressel
Papoose Flat, Eureka Valley-Joshua Flat-Beer Creek, and Sage Hen Flat plutons: examples of rising, sinking, and cookie-cutter plutons in the central White-Inyo Range, eastern California / Sven S. Morgan, Richard D. Law, and Michel de Saint Blanquat
Middle Mesozoic plutonism and deformation in the western Sierra Nevada foothills, California / Diane Clemens-Knott, Michael B. Wolf, and Jason B. Saleeby.
The Pershing olistostrome: evidence for the Triassic shelf-basin transition in the western Great Basin / Frederick R. Heck
Geology of Paleozoic rocks in eastern Sierra Nevada roof pendants, California / Calvin H. Stevens and David C. Greene
Paleozoic subduction complex and Paleozoic-Mesozoic island-arc volcano-plutonic assemblages in the northern Sierra terrane / Richard E. Hanson [and others]
Lower Paleozoic stratigraphy and structure of central Nevada: comparisons and contrasts between the lower and upper plates of the Roberts Mountains thrust / Stanley C. Finney, Paula Noble, and J. Kelly Cluer
Global Ordovician Series boundaries and global event biohorizons, Monitor Range and Roberts Mountains, Nevada / Stanley C. Finney and Ray Ethington.
Neoproterozoic glacial record in the Death Valley region, California and Nevada / Mark Abolins [and others]
Superposed fold-thrust events at the Nevada Test Site / Patricia H. Cashman, James C. Cole, and James H. Trexler, Jr.
Lake Tecopa and its environs: 2.5 million years of exposed history relevant to climate, groundwater, and erosion issues at the proposed nuclear-waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada / Roger B. Morrison and Martin D. Mifflin
Hydrologic and geologic characteristics of the Yucca Mountain Site relevant to the performance of a potential repository / R.A. Levich [and others]
A discussion of geology, soils, wines, and history of the Napa Valley region / David G. Howell and Jonathan P. Swinchatt.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Derived from print version record.
Contributor:
Lageson, David R.
Peters, S. G. (Stephen George), 1948-
Lahren, Mary M.
Geological Society of America.
Other format:
Print version: Great Basin and Sierra Nevada.
ISBN:
0813700024
9780813700021
0813700027
OCLC:
976414809
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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