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Journal Article
Published: 19 February 2024
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2024) 94 (1): 103–124.
... (Lake Grand Wash, Lake Hualapai, and Lake Las Vegas) into the Colorado River drainage (5.6–4.9 Ma), and also postdates the full integration of the river to sea level (4.8–4.63 Ma) ( Howard et al. 2015 ; Crow et al. 2021 ). Lake Nellis represents an isolated lake basin that was one, and maybe the last...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1968
DOI: 10.1130/MEM110-p247
... Two normal fault systems are present in Nevada Test Site and Nellis Air Force Range. The earlier system consists of two sets that strike northeast and northwest, and the later system, a single set, strikes north. In the southern Kawich and Belted Ranges the Belted Range Tuff, dated at 13 to 14...
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Location map of the NDRA and <span class="search-highlight">Nellis</span> <span class="search-highlight">basin</span> area. Bedrock geology is compiled...
Published: 19 February 2024
Fig. 2. Location map of the NDRA and Nellis basin area. Bedrock geology is compiled and modified from Page et al. (2005) and Beard et al. (2007) . Major structural features are outlined in white and taken from Castor et al. (2000) and Langenheim et al. (2001) .
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Landsat band combination 7-4-1 showing the location of the study area relat...
Published: 01 February 2011
Figure 1. Landsat band combination 7-4-1 showing the location of the study area relative to geographic features in the northeastern part of the Las Vegas Valley. The Nellis Dunes Recreation Area is outlined in red and occupies the Nellis Basin.
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Composite stratigraphic section of the five lithofacies associations in the...
Published: 19 February 2024
Fig. 4. Composite stratigraphic section of the five lithofacies associations in the Muddy Creek Formation in the Nellis basin illustrating their maximum thickness. The vertical black bars refer to the approximate stratigraphic position of measured sections through the lithofacies associations.
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Shaded digital elevation model for part of southern Nevada, highlighting th...
Published: 19 February 2024
Fig. 1. Shaded digital elevation model for part of southern Nevada, highlighting the location of the Nellis basin, relative to modern rivers and Lake Mead. Hatchured areas are the interpreted margins of Miocene–Pliocene lake systems. Lake Las Vegas location is from Faulds et al. (2016
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(A) Isostatic gravity map. Contour interval is 4 mGal. Anomalies reflect de...
Published: 01 June 2016
are state boundaries. See Langenheim et al. (2001a , 2010 ) for details on data sources. Abbreviations: BB—Boulder basin; DB—Detrital basin; DLB—Dry Lake basin; EB—Eldorado basin; HB—Hualapai basin; IB—Ivanpah basin; LVB—Las Vegas basin; MB—Mesquite basin; MMB—Mormon Mesa basin; NB—Nellis basin; NGB
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Google Earth images showing the inferred sequential development of late Mio...
Published: 01 June 2016
in purple, late Miocene gypsum in light pink, and Nellis limestone in dark pink. Possible paleospring locations and basin depths (same contours as in Fig. 3 ) are also shown. Scale is the same in each panel. The present-day Lake Mead is the black body in the central part of the images, as labeled
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 June 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (3): 721–767.
... are state boundaries. See Langenheim et al. (2001a , 2010 ) for details on data sources. Abbreviations: BB—Boulder basin; DB—Detrital basin; DLB—Dry Lake basin; EB—Eldorado basin; HB—Hualapai basin; IB—Ivanpah basin; LVB—Las Vegas basin; MB—Mesquite basin; MMB—Mormon Mesa basin; NB—Nellis basin; NGB...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1968
DOI: 10.1130/MEM110-p11
... The Nevada Test Site and adjacent Nellis Air Force Base Bombing and Gunnery Range lie north and east of the Las Vegas Valley-Walker Lane shear zone, near the thickest part of the Paleozoic Cordilleran miogeosyncline, and east of an area characterized by large plutons of Mesozoic age. Ranges...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2011
Geosphere (2011) 7 (1): 260–275.
...Figure 1. Landsat band combination 7-4-1 showing the location of the study area relative to geographic features in the northeastern part of the Las Vegas Valley. The Nellis Dunes Recreation Area is outlined in red and occupies the Nellis Basin. ...
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—Location map showing the positions of the outer tectonic belt (OTB), the S...
Published: 01 March 1996
Figure 1 —Location map showing the positions of the outer tectonic belt (OTB), the Swisher–(ST) Debaca (DT) terrane, the southern Granite-Rhyolite province (SGRP), the Grenville province (GP), and the Carrizo group (CG). The locations of the mafic bodies associated with the Central Basin platform
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1999
Rocky Mountain Geology (1999) 34 (2): 263–273.
... mafic complex, 4460 m of which were penetrated by the North American Royalties Nellie #1 well ( Adams and Keller, 1996 ; Keller et al., 1989 ). Additional samples have been retrieved from several other wells that bottomed in upper parts of the PMIC (M. A. Barnes et al., this issue). A combination...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 15 July 2019
AAPG Bulletin (2019) 103 (7): 1691–1701.
... in Alberta, Canada (e.g., Welford and Clowes, 2004 ), and—most relevant to this study—3-D surveys of basement layering in central Illinois ( McBride et al., 2016 ) and Scandinavia ( Hedin et al., 2016 ). If, as suggested by the NAR 1 Nellie, the extensive layered sequences in the United States...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2011
Journal of Paleontology (2011) 85 (6): 1067–1076.
... of seep and reducing habitats with chemosynthetic biota, especially concentrated in its Eastern basin. Promisingly, however, a single live juvenile specimen of Solemyidae has been recently found at bathyal depth associated with a pockmark in the Nile Deep Sea Fan. Although Pliocene shells attributable...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1999
AAPG Bulletin (1999) 83 (3): 519–522.
..., as well as Rock-Eval data on Chainman Shale samples from the Nellis bombing range ( Tingley et al., 1997 ), indicated that regardless of which facies the samples would be assigned to, the rocks now have a low to very low hydrocarbon generation potential as a result of their thermal history. Furthermore...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1996
AAPG Bulletin (1996) 80 (3): 410–431.
...Figure 1 —Location map showing the positions of the outer tectonic belt (OTB), the Swisher–(ST) Debaca (DT) terrane, the southern Granite-Rhyolite province (SGRP), the Grenville province (GP), and the Carrizo group (CG). The locations of the mafic bodies associated with the Central Basin platform...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2021
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2021) 140 (3): 411–421.
... in the complex framework of the Africa-Eurasia convergence overlying the SW-dipping Apulian-Adriatic continental lithosphere (e.g. S crocca , 2010 and references therein). The NE-verging fold-and-thrust belt and the associated foreland basin migrated eastward through time, incorporating a complex assemblage...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2011
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2011) 41 (1): 1–2.
... on deep-water material collected by others from different parts of the globe, including the North and eastern Equatorial Pacific, the Marianas and Atacama trenches, the central Arctic Ocean, the northern Adriatic Sea, and the Angola Basin (SW Atlantic). Of particular note are a series of papers, written...
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