Unconformity between Coast Range ophiolite and part of the lower Great Valley sequence, South Fork of Elder Creek, Tehama County, California
Published:January 01, 1987
M.C. Blake, A.S. Jayko, Jr.,, D.L. Jones, B.W. Rogers, 1987. "Unconformity between Coast Range ophiolite and part of the lower Great Valley sequence, South Fork of Elder Creek, Tehama County, California", Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Mason L. Hill
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The South Fork of Elder Creek is located on private property about 6 mi (10 km) northwest of Paskenta, Calif. (Fig. 1). To visit this locality it is necessary to call Mr. Les Sutfin (916-824-4628) and arrange to pick up the key to the gate at his home in Corning. From the Paskenta Store, drive 3.3 mi (5.3 km) north on the Toomes Camp road to the locked gate on the north side of the road. From here, take the Pellows Road (four-wheel drive vehicle recommended) 3.6 mi (5 km) north to the end of the road, then walk west along the trail parallel to the South Fork of Elder Creek for approximately 0.5 mi (0.8 km) to the unconformity(Fig. 2).
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