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Series: SEPM Core Workshop Notes
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.2110/cor.94.01.0061
EISBN: 9781565762718
... Abstract Badwater Basin salt pan, Death Valley, California, occupies the bottom of a large, enclosed basin and is the lowest elevation land surface in the Western Hemisphere. Its location, at the end point of regional drainage, makes the sediments collected in the valley of special interest...
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Profiles across <b>Badwater</b> <b>Basin</b> (A) and Cottonball <b>Basin</b> (B) of Death Valley...
Published: 01 November 2005
Fig. 3. Profiles across Badwater Basin (A) and Cottonball Basin (B) of Death Valley showing the distribution of different kinds of plants. Phreatophytes dependent on groundwater not excessively saline are restricted to the sides of the saltpan where gravel fans abound. Salt-tolerant
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A generalized cross section of <b>Badwater</b> <b>Basin</b>, Death Valley, with modern ve...
in > Palynology
Published: 01 January 2000
Text-Figure 2. A generalized cross section of Badwater Basin, Death Valley, with modern vegetation zones. (Adapted from Hunt, 1966 )
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1997
GSA Bulletin (1997) 109 (10): 1361-1371.
...Jianren Li; Tim K. Lowenstein; Ian R. Blackburn Abstract The mineralogy of cored sediments from Badwater Basin, Death Valley, California, provides information on water inflow sources and climate over the past 100 k.y. Abundant glauberite (Na 2 SO 4 ċ CaSO 4 ) and gypsum (CaSO 4 ċ 2H 2 O...
Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Published: 25 April 2019
Lithosphere (2019)
...Travis Sizemore; Matthew M. Wielicki; Ibrahim Çemen; Daniel Stockli; Matthew Heizler; Delores Robinson The Badwater turtleback, Copper Canyon turtleback, and Mormon Point turtleback are three anomalously smooth, ∼2-km-high basement structures in the Black Mountains of Death Valley, California...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 01 January 2000
Palynology (2000) 24 (1): 49-61.
...Text-Figure 2. A generalized cross section of Badwater Basin, Death Valley, with modern vegetation zones. (Adapted from Hunt, 1966 ) ...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2333-7.115
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2333-7.367
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (9): 847-850.
... faults with in-place sedimentary basins. Structural and stratigraphic relationships between the Badwater turtleback and the adjacent Furnace Creek basin in Death Valley provide a test of these contrasting models. There, ductile extensional deformation of basement rock at the Badwater turtleback coincided...
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Journal: Lithosphere
Published: 01 February 2016
Lithosphere (2016) 8 (1): 3-22.
...Kurt L. Frankel; Lewis A. Owen; James F. Dolan; Jeffrey R. Knott; Zachery M. Lifton; Robert C. Finkel; Thad Wasklewicz Abstract Alluvial fans displaced by normal faults of the Black Mountains fault zone at Badwater and Mormon Point in Death Valley were mapped, surveyed, and dated using optically...
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Journal Article
Published: 11 September 2007
Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences (2007) 44 (8): 1021-1040.
... ultramafic to felsic Badwater intrusion and felsic English Bay Complex are located in the northwest corner of the Nipigon Embayment. Three mafic to ultramafic intrusions, the Disraeli, Seagull, and Hele intrusions, are located south of Lake Nipigon, and the Kitto intrusion is located east of the lake...
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Figure 4. Schematic block diagram to illustrate influence on early <b>basin</b> to...
in > Geology
Published: 01 September 2002
Figure 4. Schematic block diagram to illustrate influence on early basin topography by projection of early (ca. 14–13 Ma) Badwater turtleback fault northeastward toward Billie mine area. Random-dash pattern indicates Precambrian gneissic basement rock; shaded layers signify Paleozoic rock; solid
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2016
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2016) 86 (4): 408-429.
...Fabrizio Berra; Fabrizio Felletti; Andrea Tessarollo Abstract: Continental successions in fault-controlled extensional–transtensional basins store a wide range of clastic deposits from various depositional environments, representing a challenging target for hydrocarbon exploration. Recent advances...
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Figure 1. Death Valley, pull-apart <b>basin</b> between Northern and Southern Deat...
in > Geology
Published: 01 April 2003
Figure 1. Death Valley, pull-apart basin between Northern and Southern Death Valley fault zones (NDVFZ and SDVFZ, respectively). Black Mountains (shown in compiled 30 m U.S. Geological Survey digital elevation model [DEM]) are bound by fault system that consists of scarps on valley floor (traces
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (1-2): 54-84.
...M. Elliot Smith; Alan R. Carroll; Brad S. Singer Abstract Numerous 40 Ar/ 39 Ar experiments on sanidine and biotite from 22 ash beds and 3 volcaniclastic sand beds from the Greater Green River, Piceance Creek, and Uinta Basins of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah constrain ∼8 m.y. of the Eocene Epoch...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2011
GSA Bulletin (2011) 123 (11-12): 2115-2141.
... supradetachment basins around the world. The sedimentary fill of the Alasehir basin records the uplift and exhumation of a core complex in the footwall of a detachment fault within the Central Menderes Massif. Accumulation of footwall-derived clastic sediments in this basin started ca. 20 Ma, shortly after...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2000
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2000) 70 (1): 159-169.
... of Badwater Basin, Death Valley, California [unpublished Master’s thesis] : State University of New York at Binghamton , 192 p. Carlson , C.G. , 1993 , Permian to Jurassic redbeds of the Williston Basin : North Dakota Geological Survey, Miscellaneous Series 78 , 21 p. Casas , E...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2008
Journal of Paleontology (2008) 82 (6): 1074-1113.
... Bighorn Basin, Wyoming (Wasatchian, Willwood Formation). In addition to documenting numerous previously unpublished specimens of known taxa (including deciduous teeth), we also describe a new species, Phenacolemur willwoodensis n. sp., from the upper part of the Willwood Formation (Wa 5 and 6). The new...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2002
GSA Bulletin (2002) 114 (11): 1406-1421.
... that a seismic risk may exist even though the Salar fault system is hidden leads to the appreciation that similar unrecognized seismic risks may exist in more populous arid basins. Lettis et al. (1997) investigated whether major reverse earthquakes are sometimes completely a surprise to well-trained...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0002-7.75
EISBN: 9780813756028
... our understanding of the kinematics of Miocene to Recent deformation in the central Basin and Range. Based on reconstructions of rocks in the extensionally dismembered foreland and leading edge of the Sevier thrust belt, offset along the Las Vegas Valley shear zone, and on the provenance of a unique...
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