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Published: 27 May 2020
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2020) 26 (2): 201–215.
... by these events. Geologic records thus provide key data regarding rock avalanche size, timing, and dynamics. Here we present a detailed case history analysis of the Devils Castle rock avalanche located near the town of Alta in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. The deposit is ∼1.5 km in length with a Fahrboeschung...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 2006
Geology (2006) 34 (10): 885–888.
...Timothy F. Lawton; Brenda J. Buck Abstract Gypsum-bearing growth strata and sedimentary facies of the Moenkopi Formation on the crest and NE flank of the Castle Valley salt wall in the Paradox Basin record salt rise, evaporite exposure, and salt-withdrawal subsidence during the Early Triassic...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2015
Geosphere (2015) 11 (5): 1475–1506.
... and inferred sources of stratigraphically adjacent eolian and fluvial facies. Eolian strata, termed here the Castle Valley Sandstone, exposed in the Castle Valley northeast of Moab, Utah, and long correlated with the White Rim Sandstone, were deposited on the southwestern flank of a NW-trending diapiric salt...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2005
AAPG Bulletin (2005) 89 (1): 41–60.
...James W. Castle; Alan P. Byrnes Abstract Petrophysical properties were determined for six facies in Lower Silurian sandstones of the Appalachian basin: fluvial, estuarine, upper shoreface, lower shoreface, tidal channel, and tidal flat. Fluvial sandstones have the highest permeability for a given...
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Summary sedimentology of depositional sandstone facies sampled in the <b>Castl</b>...
Published: 11 December 2020
Table 1.— Summary sedimentology of depositional sandstone facies sampled in the Castlegate Sandstone, Blackhawk Formation, Star Point Sandstone, Prairie Canyon Member, Morapos Sandstone, Devil's Grave Sandstone, Berry Gulch Sandstone, Deception Creek Sandstone, Duffy Mountain Sandstone, Wise
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2012
Rocky Mountain Geology (2012) 47 (1): 55–79.
..., denuded surface was buried by additional Eocene-age volcanic rocks soon after slip. Seismic data and well control indicate that the Castle Tear Fault is a high-angle tear in the SFFS that merges at depth with the detachment in Jurassic strata. Structural relationships suggest that the Castle Tear Fault...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2009
AAPG Bulletin (2009) 93 (3): 407–427.
... constrained data set from a well-exposed fault-overlap zone that crops out in the Devil's Lane area of the Canyonlands National Park in Utah. A virtual outcrop was generated and used to extract structural and stratigraphic data that were taken into a reservoir modeling software and reconstructed. The outcrop...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0047(01)
EISBN: 9780813756479
... Valley high-strain zone (MP 144.5), the parkway crosses into the wholly allochthonous eastern Blue Ridge, comprising metasedimentary and meta-igneous rocks assigned to the Wills Ridge, Ashe, and Alligator Back Formations. These rocks are bound by numerous faults, including the Rock Castle Creek fault...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1130/2007.2431(04)
... along major strike-slip faults, including the Denali and Castle Mountain faults. (8) A second major phase of terrane collision and basin development shaped the southern margin of Alaska during latest Oligocene to Holocene time. Northward translation and collision of the Yakutat terrane, an excised...
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Figure 3. Shaded relief map of same area as  Figure 2 . Topography is from ...
Published: 01 November 2006
abbreviations near and within Crater Lake caldera are: AP—Applegate Peak; B—Boat Landing; CB—Chaski Bay; CC—Cleetwood Cove; CCB—Cloudcap Bay; DB—Danger Bay; DN—Devils Backbone; DP—Discovery Point; FB—Fumarole Bay; G—Gauging station; GP—Garfield Peak; HP—Hillman Peak; KN—Kerr Notch; LS—Lightning Spring; LB—Llao
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2007.273.01.24
EISBN: 9781862395213
... the legend (dating back to the nineteenth century) of the Countess unfaithful, buried alive in the walls of the cursed castle. These blocks are also the most accessible at night. Reaching the blocks on foot, at night, in the dark woods of the amphitheatre, scares even the devil. The naturalistic importance...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1956
AAPG Bulletin (1956) 40 (4): 707–721.
... formation of Paleocene age; the Cuchara formation and the Huerfano formation of Eocene age; and two new formations, the Farisita conglomerate of probable Oligocene age and the Devil’s Hole formation probably Miocene in age. Preserved in the stratigraphic succession are the records of several pronounced...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2006
GSA Bulletin (2006) 118 (11-12): 1331–1359.
... abbreviations near and within Crater Lake caldera are: AP—Applegate Peak; B—Boat Landing; CB—Chaski Bay; CC—Cleetwood Cove; CCB—Cloudcap Bay; DB—Danger Bay; DN—Devils Backbone; DP—Discovery Point; FB—Fumarole Bay; G—Gauging station; GP—Garfield Peak; HP—Hillman Peak; KN—Kerr Notch; LS—Lightning Spring; LB—Llao...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (12): 1598–1616.
... for a generation or more. Perhaps the best way to furnish a satisfactory idea of the chief features of this Northern basin will be to describe briefly the general geology of the region south and west of Coalinga, as far as Devils Den and Lost Hills. The chief features of this interesting district are described...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 07 September 2016
DOI: 10.1130/2016.0044(04)
EISBN: 9780813756448
... carried clastic sediments from the uplift area (west) into the basin (east), and in the Castle Rock area deposited the Denver Formation (TKd) and the Dawson Arkose (Tda). Renewed uplift of the Tda, probably during middle Eocene time, caused fluvial deposition of the Larkspur Conglomerate (Tlc) in valleys...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/SP300.3
EISBN: 9781862395480
.... In the mountainous area of what is now Wyoming they saw a towering mountain of fluted stone rising 1280 feet from the valley (Fig.  8 ). Dodge called it the Devil's Tower, taking its name from one of its Indian names, literally translated as ‘Bad God's Tower’. It is now known to be an igneous intrusion...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 14 February 2019
GSA Bulletin (2019) 131 (9-10): 1440–1458.
.... Several scarps cross or lie immediately south of the west-northwest–east-southeast–trending ridge between Bybee and Little Castle creeks ( Fig. 2 ). The longest of these scarps, which we refer to as the Castle Creek fault, has a minimum length of 3.2 km, or 4.0 km if extended north to include a short...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1130/2011.0024(07)
EISBN: 9780813756240
... to several 100 km 3 ) and extent (Green and Fitz, 1993 ). Several show textural evidence of rheomorphic flow after eruption as ash-flow tuffs, though some were lavas. One of the largest, the Devil Track rhyolite in Cook County (Stop 15), which is as thick as 250 m and can be traced for 40 km along strike...
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Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 04 September 2019
DOI: 10.1130/2019.0055(03)
EISBN: 9780813756554
... compositional counterparts in northern parts of the extensional corridor, where they mostly overlie the Peach Spring Tuff. Figure 5. (A) Bedrock geologic sketch map of the Topock 7.5’ quadrangle showing most of the DAY 2 field-trip stops in Topock Gorge: CDF—Chemehuevi detachment fault; DEF—Devils Elbow...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2003
AAPG Bulletin (2003) 87 (5): 847–872.
... eastern part to outer marine shelf and tide-dominated shoreline in the distal western part ( Cotter, 1982 ; Brett et al., 1990 ; Castle, 1998 ). At their western and northwestern limits, Lower Silurian sandstones pinch out into offshore marine mudstone, shale, and carbonate rock ( Knight, 1969 ; Brett...
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