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Geology Underfoot in Southern California

 
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 at the bottom of this page. Allen F. Glazner and Robert P. Sharp, authors.

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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

 

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