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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1955
GSA Bulletin (1955) 66 (7): 835–870.
...F. S HUDSON Abstract The main channel of the middle Eocene Yuba River is known from its mouth, a short distance east of the western edge of the Sierra Nevada, to the present range crest, immediately northwest of Donner Pass. Abrupt changes of gradient between variously directed reaches...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1948
GSA Bulletin (1948) 59 (8): 795–800.
.... This paper deals with a part of the uplifted zone extending from Donner Pass 10miles S. 15°E. to Squaw Peak. Here are two areas of maximum uplift caused by folding and faulting of the east limbs of the folds. The faults with greatest throw dip east at high angles, but notable movements occurred on west...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1957
GSA Bulletin (1957) 68 (1): 19–46.
... of western Nevada had an average elevation of 2000–2500 feet. Two major components of late Cenozoic diastrophism are recognized in the Sierra Nevada. Faulting accounted for an average maximum displacement of 3500 feet in this section of the range, and regional warping ranged from 1800 feet at Donner Pass...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2001
Geology (2001) 29 (8): 719–722.
... and folded during a larger magnitude extensional episode that established the modern Sierran structural and topographic boundary in this area. The boundary is really a transition zone with a western edge along the Donner Pass, California, fault zone, which is farther west than previously placed. Both...
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Western U.S. Basin and Range Province with related tectonic provinces, stud...
Published: 01 February 2015
), Snake River Plain (SRP), Sierra Nevada Batholith, and the Colorado Plateau. Ranges mentioned in text with Pliocene slip: Warner Range (WR), Wassuk Range (WaR), Donner Pass fault zone (DPFZ), White Mountains (WM). (B–D) Study area geology, thermochronology sample locations ( Colgan et al., 2006b
Journal Article
Published: 14 February 2018
Environmental & Engineering Geoscience (2018) 24 (1): 111–120.
....; and Moyer, L. A., 2008 , Digital Geologic Map of the Tahoe-Donner Pass Region, Northern Sierra Nevada, California : U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 08-xxxx (Draft Version 6L07). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) , 1972 , Martis Creek Dam...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1955
AAPG Bulletin (1955) 39 (10): 2038–2052.
... from Mt. Lincoln across Donner Pass to Castle Peak, a distance of 6 miles. Following is a summary of the results of a recent study ( Hudson, 1951 ) of this area. Pre-Cretaceous schists and intrusive rocks ranging in composition from granite to gabbro form the basement here. None...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2011
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2011) 101 (3): 1162–1181.
... it passes through a former industrial site that has been graded. Northwest of this disturbed area, approaching the Polaris site, the fault is expressed as a 450-m-long linear mole track (Fig.  3a,c ). This narrow linear feature stands 0.5–1.5 m above the smooth Tahoe outwash surface and is probably...
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Journal Article
Published: 24 May 2017
Seismological Research Letters (2017) 88 (4): 1107–1116.
...Stefanie Donner; Chin‐Jen Lin; Céline Hadziioannou; André Gebauer; Frank Vernon; Duncan Carr Agnew; Heiner Igel; Ulrich Schreiber; Joachim Wassermann ABSTRACT The unique instrument setting at the Piñon Flat Observatory in California is used to simultaneously measure 10 out of the 12 components...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1994
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1994) 84 (5): 1665–1669.
... sensors are the first generation of the new strong-motion accelerograph system has been developed Systron Donner "Gyrochip" Model QRS 11-00010-200. and deployed to measure both free-field earthquake ground This is a solid-state rotational velocity sensor. Details of motion and near-field explosion-induced...
Journal Article
Published: 12 May 2020
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2020) 110 (3): 953–969.
...Shihao Yuan; Andreino Simonelli; Chin‐Jen Lin; Felix Bernauer; Stefanie Donner; Thomas Braun; Joachim Wassermann; Heiner Igel ABSTRACT The additional observation of three components of rotational ground motions has benefits for tilt‐seismometer coupling (e.g., ocean‐bottom seismometry and volcano...
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Journal Article
Published: 15 April 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (3): 1358–1373.
... events in this study have been analyzed previously using only broadband data ( Donner et al. , 2013 ). They are aftershocks of the M w  6.2 Baladeh event of May 2004. Figure 1. Location of seismic station networks in Iran. The outlined area in the north is the Alborz mountain region. Large...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1973
Journal of the Geological Society (1973) 129 (1): 1–37.
... glaciation Essex area Springfield Till Chelmsford Gravels Maldon Till Erosion and leaching Hanningfield Till and Danbury Gravels Suffolk-Norfolk (after West & Donner I956 ) Gipping Till Hoxne Interglacial Lowestoft Till Corton Beds, erosion and leaching Cromer Till and Norwich Brickearth Six-inch geological...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2011
Geosphere (2011) 7 (5): 1134–1142.
...—granodiorite of Lower Castle Creek; Klm—tonalite of Lake Mary; Kn—Nancy Lake pluton; Kp—granodiorite of Palisade Creek; Kr—Rattlesnake Creek pluton; Ks—granodiorite of Summit Lake; no pattern—Cenozoic and Holocene cover. Localities: SR—Sand Ridge; SS—Soda Springs; DP—Donner Pass; MP—McGlashan Point; LA—Lake...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (5): 972–990.
... pink potassic feldspar (shown as “monzonite” in Fig. 8B ) are found in many of the outwash deposits and in the Gravel of Reno, but not in the Sandstone of Hunter Creek. Rocks of this type are limited to the area between Donner Pass and Floriston, California ( Hudson, 1951 ; L. Garside, 2006, personal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1973
Journal of the Geological Society (1973) 129 (1): 19–37.
... picked up much of this material to which the yellow- ish character of this till over a wide area is due. The Gipping Till is variable, generally greyish buff, often whiteish owing to an excess of chalk and sometimes up to 9 ° % chalk, elsewhere the till passes into an excessively stony mass of a gravelly...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1952
AAPG Bulletin (1952) 36 (4): 543–574.
... north of Glenwood Springs, and the Phosphoria includes all of the rocks above the Weber and below the Triassic in the same area. FIG. 2. —Nomenclature applied to Pennsylvanian and Permian rocks in Colorado. Workers since 1944 have not uniformly followed Brill’s classification. Donner (5...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2001
Geology (2001) 29 (8): 759.
... capital of the western Sierra Nevada. Third, glaciers increase local relief. Hundreds of preglacial volcanic remnants can be used to constrain Sierran glacial incision, e.g., in the upper South Yuba River canyon. Around Donner Pass are remnants of a 33.2 Ma welded tuff ( Dalrymple, 1964...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 October 2013
Geosphere (2013) 9 (5): 1102–1124.
... Recreation Area west of Lake Tahoe ( Fig. 1 ). The Donner Pass samples are basaltic andesites and andesites and crop out along the interstate (I-80) corridor ( Hudson, 1951 ) ( Table 1 ). Only one sample from the Donner Pass area was dated (TR09–2). From the Truckee region, six samples of 1.2–3 Ma olivine...
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Journal Article
Published: 27 March 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) 108 (3A): 1240–1256.
...    km / s around and to the northwest of the hypocenter, respectively. The slip rake varies from 120° to 180° with a nearly pure strike‐slip mechanism in the areas of large slip. Finally, the rise time is highly variable, ranging from 0.4 to 4.0 s, with values less than 2 s over most parts...
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