Foxen Canyon Fault

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Journal Article
Journal: Geophysics
Published: 01 May 1986
Geophysics (1986) 51 (5): 1127-1140.
...Paul Mary Michael Kieniewicz; Bruce P. Luyendyk Abstract The Santa Maria Basin in southern California is a lowland bounded on the south by the Santa Ynez River fault and on the northeast by the Little Pine-Foxen Canyon-Santa Maria River faults. It contains Neogene sedimentary rocks which rest...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1939
AAPG Bulletin (1939) 23 (1): 45-81.
... is moderately folded and faulted, and partly buttresses against the overlying gently dipping Sisquoc formation, which is in turn overlain by the Foxen, Paso Robles, and alluvium and stream gravel formations. In deeper parts of the valley, the so-called Santa Margarita(?) intervenes between the Monterey...
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Journal Article
Published: 04 September 2018
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2018) 108 (6): 3225-3247.
... facilities located near active fault zones in coastal environments, such as Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s (PG&E) Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP), have been the focus of increased attention to earthquake and tsunami hazards. The DCPP is located in San Luis Obispo County, on the south‐central coast...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2000
GSA Bulletin (2000) 112 (7): 1067-1079.
...Leonardo Seeber; Christopher C. Sorlien Abstract Some of the main faults accommodating current shortening in the western Transverse Ranges are probably listric because (1) they are associated with progressive tilting, and (2) they may be preexisting normal faults that accommodated Miocene extension...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1990
AAPG Bulletin (1990) 74 (4): 467-492.
..., Tca = Careaga Sandstone, Tf = Foxen Mudstone, Tsq = Sisquoc Formation, Tm = Monterey Formation, Tps = Point Sal Formation, Tls = Lospe Formation, KJf-Jop = undifferentiated Franciscan assemblage, Figure 8 —Seismic reflection profile across the Hosgri fault zone and the southwest limb...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 April 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (2): 533-557.
... Franciscan belt is an allochthonous sliver of subduction assemblages in the central California Coast Ranges displaced either: (1) from southern California by >300 km of Neogene dextral slip along the San Andreas fault system or (2) from central California to southern California and back again, by >500...
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Series: AAPG Studies in Geology
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1306/13371587St643550
EISBN: 9781629812649
.... * Name Type Formation and Lithology Reserves (billion bbl) Age Basin or Uplift Structural Setting References Careaga and Foxen Canyon Oil (tar) sands Pliocene Santa Maria Closed anticlines 1, 2 ** Casmalia Heavy oil; diatomite Sisquoc dt/Careaga ss † 0.9-1.5 Miocene...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1932
AAPG Bulletin (1932) 16 (2): 135-143.
... of the creek just south of the small bridge about a mile south of Harris Station. Foxen diatomite can be observed in the Solomon Hills near the summit of the Howard Canyon road, and above the Sisquoc formation south and east of the Sisquoc Ranch house. The thickness ranges from 40 feet in surface sections...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 15 February 2019
AAPG Bulletin (2019) 103 (2): 243-271.
... by the Hosgri Fault Zone ( McCrory et al., 1995 ; Figure 1 ). We prefer to define the western boundary of the onshore basin as the present-day shoreline. West of the shoreline is a gravity or basement high ( Langenheim et al., 2012 ), which implies economic basement near the surface, including the Mesozoic...
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