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Geology Underfoot in Southern California

Geology Underfoot in Southern California

by Allen F. Glazner and Robert P. Sharp

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Learn about the Geology of California with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 232 pages that are packed with detailed information about California Geology. See table of contents below.

Geology Underfoot in Southern California
Table of Contents

The Big Picture
1
Vignettes:
1. San Onofre Nuclear Reactors and the Cristianitos Fault
9
2. A Migrating Shoreline
    The Story in the Bluffs at Torrey Pines State Reserve
19
3. A Vanished Landmass
    San Onofre Breccia at Aliso Beach
29
4. A Growing Fold
    Ventura Anticline
37
5. Perils of Tampering with Nature
    The Harbor at Santa Barbara
47
6. An Ice Age Sand Lobe
    Nipomo Dunes
57
7. Roots of Ancient Volcanoes
    Morro Rock and Other Knobs
65
8. Sampling the Mysterious Franciscan Formation
    San Simeon Beach Pebbles
71
9. A Boon To Communication
    The Whittier Narrows
77
10. Wheeler Ridge
    Its Gift to the Edmund G. Brown (California) Aqueduct
75
11. The San Andreas Fault and Cajon Creek Cooperate
    Cajon Pass
89
12. Red Rock Canyon
    A Geologic Library
101
13. A Great Natural Geological Laboratory
    Rainbow Basin
111
14. Young Volcanoes in the Mojave Desert
    Walking About at Amboy and Pisgah Craters
125
15. Flamingos in the Desert
    Pluvial Lake Manix
141
16. Eighty Seconds of Catastrophe
    The Blackhawk Slide
147
17. A Huge Pile of Living Sand
    Kelso Dunes
159
18. A California Rarity
    Mitchell Caverns
171
19. Volcanic Devastation
    The Bishop Tuff
181
20. An Intimate Contact with Volcanic Phenomena
    Hot Creek
191
Glossary
201
Sources of Supplementary Information
211
Index
214