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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1980
GSA Bulletin (1980) 91 (7): 392–398.
...R. C. SPEED; R. W. KISTLER Abstract Rb-Sr isochrons obtained for locally extruded siliceous volcanic rocks in units in the Excelsior and Pilot Mountains, western Nevada, indicate ages, respectively, of 103 ± 5.7 m.y. and 142 ± 17 m.y. Both dated units occur in a complex of terrigenous and volcanic...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1975
GSA Bulletin (1975) 86 (11): 1585–1592.
...ALAN RYALL; KEITH PRIESTLEY Abstract Seismicity in the Excelsior Mountains area appears to have been an order of magnitude higher for at least several decades than that which preceded great earthquakes in central Nevada in 1915 and 1954. A high degree of crustal fracturing is indicated...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1935
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1935) 25 (2): 161–168.
... by permission of The Geological Society of America and the Director, United States Geological Survey. References 1 Gianella Vincent P. Callaghan Eugene The Earthquake of December 20, 1932, at Cedar Mountain, Nevada, and Its Bearing on the Genesis of Basin Range Structure , Journal...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1980
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1980) 70 (5): 1557–1572.
... low-velocity zone; seismicity in this area appears to be related to volcanic processes that produced thick Pliocene basalt flows in the Adobe Hills and minor historic activity in Mono Lake. In the Garfield Hills between Walker Lake and the Excelsior Mountains, there is some clustering of epicenters...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1965
GSA Bulletin (1965) 76 (12): 1361–1377.
... occurred. A surface fault that formed during one other historical earthquake in this part of western Nevada, in the Excelsior Mountains, is oriented northeasterly and is characterized by left-lateral strike-slip movement. A possible relationship between block faulting and strike-slip faulting is supported...
Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2001
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2001) 172 (2): 189–200.
... Flat formation in the Excelsior mountains (figs. 1 and 2). Silberling [1959] has subdivided the Pablo formation into three members: clastic, limestone, and greenstone (fig. 3). The clastic member consists of andesites, interbedded with volcaniclastic turbidites. The contact between the clastic...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1993
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1993) 83 (2): 542–560.
... function inversion for a one-dimensional velocity structure. MNV receiver functions sample the Walker Belt crust and upper mantle beneath the Soda Spring Valley and Pilot Mountains to the east and the Garfield Hills and Excelsior Mountains to the west of the station. The preferred southeast solution models...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1971
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1971) 61 (5): 1413–1432.
... and Range and is now producing crustal extension within the Nevada Seismic Zone. An eastward shift of the seismic zone along the Excelsior Mountains and left-lateral strike-slip faulting determined from a composite focal mechanism indicate transform-type faulting between Mono Lake and Pilot Mountain. Based...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1979
GSA Bulletin (1979) 90 (2): 149–163.
...R. C. SPEED; ALLEN H. COGBILL Abstract The region comprising the Candelaria Hills and Excelsior Mountains, Nevada, is structurally anomalous with respect to surrounding tracts of the Basin and Range Province. Its major faults strike east, and some, if not all of them, have undergone significant...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1992
GSA Bulletin (1992) 104 (12): 1561–1576.
... Limestone. Two distinctive conglomerates (Excelsior Gulch and Deadman Lake units) in the conformably overlying Hurwal Formation represent discrete sedimentary responses to Late Triassic tectonism within the Wallowa terrane. Clasts in the Excelsior Gulch conglomerate establish a provenance linkage with rocks...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1939
GSA Bulletin (1939) 50 (10): 1573–1624.
...Siemon WM. Muller; Henry G. Ferguson Abstract Mesozoic rocks of the Hawthorne and Tonopah quadrangles include Triassic and Lower Jurassic formations that occur in isolated areas in the different mountain ranges of the area and have a maximum thickness of 30,000 feet. The mapped formations are (from...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 05 October 2017
Geosphere (2017) 13 (6): 2119–2136.
... to Climatic Change : New York , Oxford University Press , 326 p. Callaghan , E. , and Gianella , V.P. , 1935 , The earthquake of January 30, 1934, at Excelsior Mountains, Nevada : Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America , v. 25 , p. 161 – 168 . Carlson , C.W...
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2007
Geosphere (2007) 3 (6): 646–666.
... volcanic sequence in the central Sierra Nevada, California, and in the Walker Lane of California and Nevada. The Stanislaus Group (Table Mountain Latite, Eureka Valley Tuff, and the Dardanelles Formation) is a useful stratigraphic marker for understanding the post–9-Ma major faulting of the easternmost...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 22 July 2020
Palynology (2020) 44 (3): 441–452.
..., for the early Holocene we can reconstruct for the Lăpuș Mountains distribution of Quercus , Tilia , Acer (maple) and Fraxinus excelsior in the lowlands, elm in the lower montane and probably in the upper colline belt, and spruce and pine in the area above. LPAZ 2 ( Figure 3 ) covers the late Boreal...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2007
South African Journal of Geology (2007) 110 (1): 47–54.
...D. M. Evans; D. P. Windrim; R. A. Armstrong Abstract Mapping in the Karas Mountains area of southern Namibia has shown the presence of a major lithotectonic boundary at the northern margin of the Namaqua-Natal Metamorphic Province. The area is subdivided into the Northern Volcanic Zone largely...
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Journal: Palynology
Published: 02 April 2020
Palynology (2020) 44 (2): 355–368.
...Sambor Czerwiński; Włodzimierz Margielewski; Mariusz Gałka; Piotr Kołaczek Abstract This article presents a reconstruction of Late Holocene vegetation changes within the lower montane forest zone in the Beskid Wyspowy Mountains (Western Carpathians, Central Europe). Pollen, non-pollen palynomorphs...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 December 2011
PALAIOS (2011) 26 (12): 779–789.
...TODD A. LAMASKIN; GEORGE D. STANLEY, JR; ANDREW H. CARUTHERS; MEGAN R. ROSENBLATT Abstract We report a coral-sponge dominated reef lithofacies in detrital boulders of carbonate-clast conglomerate from the Olds Ferry terrane, Blue Mountains Province, Willow Spring locality, northeastern Oregon...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (7): 788–816.
...Daniel F. Stockli; Trevor A. Dumitru; Michael O. McWilliams; Kenneth A. Farley Abstract The White Mountains represent the westernmost range of the central northern Basin and Range province. They are situated to the east of the unextended Sierra Nevada and represent a crustal block that is bounded...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2010
Geosphere (2010) 6 (6): 917–936.
... Mountain, Clayton Valley, and Lida faults ( Fig. 1 ; e.g., Oldow et al., 2009 ). This region of extension is bound to the north by a structural boundary in the Excelsior Mountains and to the south by the Sylvania and Palmetto Ranges ( Fig. 1 ; Oldow et al., 2008 ). During the Late Miocene, the SPLM...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 July 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2008.442(12)
... phase of younger carbonate platform development later in middle to late Norian time somewhere outside of the present outcrop area. Conglomerate and breccia, referred to as the Deadman Lake and Excelsior Gulch units in the northern and southern Wallowa Mountains respectively ( Nolf, 1966 ; Follo, 1992...
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