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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1992
GSA Bulletin (1992) 104 (6): 659–674.
... and structures of upper-plate rock units constrains the three-dimensional kinematic evolution of the mid-Tertiary Whipple-Chemehuevi detachment fault system in southeastern California. Tertiary volcanic strata in the northwestern Whipple Mountains and central Chemehuevi Valley consist of similar rock types...
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Map of southern Cottonwood, Mohave, and northern <span class="search-highlight">Chemehuevi</span> <span class="search-highlight">Valleys</span> showing...
Published: 01 December 2014
Figure 2. Map of southern Cottonwood, Mohave, and northern Chemehuevi Valleys showing the general distribution of outcrops of the Bouse Formation (red) and Bullhead alluvium (pink). Outcrops are slightly generalized, and many isolated Bouse outcrops are too small to depict at this scale
Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 04 September 2019
DOI: 10.1130/2019.0055(03)
EISBN: 9780813756554
..., and Chemehuevi Valleys were apparently internally drained basins when Colorado River water first arrived less than 5.24 m.y. ago (see below), and Blythe basin downstream may have been internally drained as well. Younger stratigraphic evidence shows that at least Blythe and Mohave basins locally continued...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2014
Geosphere (2014) 10 (6): 1139–1160.
...Figure 2. Map of southern Cottonwood, Mohave, and northern Chemehuevi Valleys showing the general distribution of outcrops of the Bouse Formation (red) and Bullhead alluvium (pink). Outcrops are slightly generalized, and many isolated Bouse outcrops are too small to depict at this scale...
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(a) Structure of the Raft River basin modified from  Covington (1983) . (b)...
Published: 01 July 2001
Figure 3 (a) Structure of the Raft River basin modified from Covington (1983) . (b) Structure of the basin flanking the Chemehuevi Mountains modified from J. M. G. Miller and John (1988) . (c) Structure of Railroad Valley modified from Walker et al. (1992) . (d) Structure of Railroad Valley
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(a) Structure of the Raft River basin modified from  Covington (1983) . (b)...
Published: 01 July 2001
Figure 3 (a) Structure of the Raft River basin modified from Covington (1983) . (b) Structure of the basin flanking the Chemehuevi Mountains modified from J. M. G. Miller and John (1988) . (c) Structure of Railroad Valley modified from Walker et al. (1992) . (d) Structure of Railroad Valley
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 April 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (4): 434–444.
... range from 0 to 14° toward the basin center (see list of sample location and descriptions) 1 , and can be accounted for via incision by the modern Colorado River. Additional undeformed Bouse is exposed ( Howard et al., 1993 ) and interpreted to lie at shallow depth in northern Chemehuevi Valley...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (5-6): 689–709.
.... , eds., Continental extensional tectonics : Geological Society [London] Special Publication 28 , p. 299 – 311 . Howard , K.A. , Christiansen , P.P. , and John , B.E. , 1993 , Cenozoic stratigraphy of northern Chemehuevi Valley and flanking Stepladder Mountains and Sawtooth Range...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 16 October 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (6): 1826–1845.
... on tephrochronologic results from an ash interbedded in the middle of the unit ( Malmon et al., 2011 ). The longitudinal profile of the highest Chemehuevi deposits from the Yuma area to Grand Canyon is somewhat steeper than that of the modern Colorado River valley but shows no clear evidence of uplift or fault...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2005
Geology (2005) 33 (2): 133–136.
... from three valleys with similar lithologies. We collected 12 sets of transect samples spaced at 1 km intervals away from the Chemehuevi Mountain front. Each transect sample contains up to 21 equally spaced (200 m apart) surface-sediment samples, located by using global positioning system, of only one...
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(A) Sample localities along the lower Colorado River <span class="search-highlight">valley</span> marked with whi...
Published: 01 March 2012
(black), Miocene conglomerate (Tc), Miocene Hualapai Limestone (Th), upper late Pleistocene Chemehuevi Formation (Qc; Longwell, 1963 ), and alluvial fill (dashed) below the modern (predam) river valley. Pliocene and Miocene rocks are tilted at Sandy Point and Hualapai Wash. Deposits of Hualapai Wash
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (1): 1–30.
... the idea that an unconformity bounds the base of QTrb, much like a similar relation at the base of the Bullhead Alluvium in Chemehuevi, Mohave, and Cottonwood Valleys. In Figure 4 , we project the transition zone downdip basinward and correlate it tentatively with a sand-rich upper part of the Bouse...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/2005.fld006(17)
EISBN: 9780813756066
... to Laughlin: The Debut of the Colorado River Field Trip Figure 3. Schematic representation of late Cenozoic stratigraphy of the Colorado River and its piedmont tributaries in northern Mohave Valley. Nomenclature described in text. Finally—Our Working Model Age of the Chemehuevi Beds...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 08 June 2018
Geosphere (2018) 14 (4): 1875–1911.
... microfossil assemblages, δ 18 O-δ 13 C values from inorganic calcite and biologic calcite (ostracodes, barnacles, foraminifers), and 87 Sr/ 86 Sr ratios from inorganic calcite, ostracode valves, and fish bone. The data presented were collected at one outcrop of Bouse Formation in the Chemehuevi basin (i.e...
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Palinspastic reconstruction of the ca. 5 Ma, ~200-km-wide paleo–Eastern Cal...
Published: 14 May 2021
extension and transtension: FV—Fenner Valley; IV—Ivanpah Valley; MV—Mohave Valley; PV—Piute Valley. Political boundaries are fixed in present-day coordinates for reference. Mountain ranges (yellow): BMM—Big Maria Mountains; BlM—Black Mountains; BRM—Buckskin-Rawhide Mountains; CM—Chocolate Mountains; CDM
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Digital elevation model showing the Colorado Plateau and Basin and Range Pr...
Published: 01 June 2016
sequences (lowermost Colorado River Valley in westernmost Arizona and southeastern Calfornia). Lighting is from the northwest. Abbreviations: BlB—Blythe-McCoy basin; BLB—Bristol Lake basin; CB—Chemehuevi basin; CR—Colorado River (blue line); DFB—Dutch Flat basin; GR—Gila River; GSL—Great Salt Lake; LB—Luke
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 20 December 2019
Geosphere (2020) 16 (1): 111–135.
... and Mohave Basins have the highest-elevation Bouse Formation outcrops at up to 560 m above sea level (m.a.s.l.), which have been interpreted to represent a lake highstand ( House et al., 2008 ; Pearthree and House, 2014 ). The highest-elevation Bouse Formation outcrops in Chemehuevi Valley are located...
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Longitudinal profile of elevations of exposed Pliocene Bullhead Alluvium (d...
Published: 01 February 2015
Formation lakes are from Spencer et al. (2013) . Dated pre-Bullhead units ( Table 1 ) restrict the Bullhead strata to be younger than 6.0 Ma Hualapai Limestone in Temple Basin, younger than 5.6 Ma Lost Cabin beds that underlie Bouse Formation in Cottonwood Valley, and younger than 4.8 Ma Bouse Formation
... inset into the formation record a staggered post-Chemehuevi incision ( Blackwelder, 1933 ; Longwell, 1936 , 1946 ; Metzger et al., 1973 ; Metzger and Loeltz, 1973 ; Johnson and Miller, 1980 ; House et al., 2005 ). Pre-Holocene incision of the Chemehuevi Formation in Palo Verde and Mohave Valleys...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2009
Geosphere (2009) 5 (6): 483–495.
... in eastern Ivanpah Valley. New (U-Th)/He apatite data from Proterozoic orthogneiss in the southern McCullough Range and northern New York Mountains support this model by recording dates as young as 5 ± 1 Ma in the structurally deepest parts of the footwalls to the range-bounding normal faults. This age...
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