In structure and stratigraphy Salinia differs markedly from all adjacent provinces except Mohavia, from which it differs chiefly in the greater degree to which it was flooded by the sea during several post-Jurassic transgressions. The boundary between Mohavia and Salinia is not very definite, but may be arbitrarily considered to run across the Tejon Quadrangle from Grapevine Canyon to Saugus or Piru; that is, from the southeast boundary of the Maricopa Basin to the east end of the Ventura Basin. Topographically, Salinia resembles Mohavia in being divided into so many provinces—Carrizo Plain, Cuyama Valley, La Panza Mountains, Paso Robles Basin,...

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