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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1976
GSA Bulletin (1976) 87 (7): 981–993.
... is shallow in the northern section yet reaches a probable depth of over 1.5 km in its southern portion. The Palo Verde Valley east of the Chuckwalla Valley is divided into two separate structural styles. A northwest-trending sedimentary basin in the north has a maximum depth of at least 2 km, while basement...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 14 May 2021
Geosphere (2021) 17 (4): 1101–1125.
... deposits filled a local fault-controlled depocenter. Systematic basinward thickening and stratal wedge geometries in the western Trigo and southeastern Palo Verde Mountains, on opposite sides of the Colorado River valley, record basinward tilting during deposition of the Bouse Formation. We conclude...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1130/2009.2454(4.5)
..., and are in the offshore Rose Canyon–Newport-Inglewood, Coronado Bank, Palos Verdes, and San Diego Trough fault zones. In addition we describe a suite of faults imaged at the base of the continental slope between Dana Point and Del Mar, California. Our new interpretations are based on high-resolution, multichannel seismic...
... Subsurface exploration of two landslides in southern California yielded carbonized wood fragments below the slide masses. One slide, just east of the active Portuguese Bend slide in Palos Verdes Hills, Los Angeles County, in rocks of the Altamira Member of the Miocene Monterey Formation...
Geologic cross section from the <span class="search-highlight">Palo</span> <span class="search-highlight">Verde</span> Mountains to the Trigo Mountains...
Published: 14 May 2021
Figure 12. Geologic cross section from the Palo Verde Mountains to the Trigo Mountains showing basin architecture of the southern Blythe Basin. See Figure 2 for location. Unit Qcrs is Quaternary to Holocene Colorado River sediment. Bullhead Alluvium (unit Tcb) is not present in well 36bbb
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1954
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1954) 24 (3): 162–181.
... that the lithology and structure of nearby Palos Verdes Hills extends southeastward onto the submarine shelf and escarpment. Unconsolidated sediments on the shelf are subdivided into six types according to their texture and color. Finest sediment is found behind the breakwater inclosing the shoreward part...
Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1919
American Mineralogist (1919) 4 (12): 149–150.
... and the leafless palo verde appear on the banks of the dry streams. The Red Cloud Mine may be reached from Yuma by road up the valley of the Colorado River, or the trip may be made from Dome, taking in first Castle Dome and then the Red Cloud Mine. Castle Dome is 40 km. from Dome, and can be easily made by auto...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1951
AAPG Bulletin (1951) 35 (12): 2633.
...M. N Bramlette; H. L Driver; E. C. Edwards; D. T Graves; C. W Johnson; D. I Johnstone; J. S Shelton; R. T White ABSTRACT The section extends northward from the ocean across the Palos Verdes Hills, through the Torrance, Dominguez, and Montebello oil fields, includes the type section of the Repetto...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2004
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2004) 94 (2): 506–530.
... would merge with the trend of the high topographic elevation of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The axis of the syncline under the west part of the San Pedro shelf ( Fig. 12 ) can be extended northwestward to continue along the axis of the San Pedro Sea Valley. This connection strongly suggests...
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.... Far downstream, Pliocene river gravels overlook the river's delta from mountainsides 195 m above it ( Figs. 1 and 2 ). In this region, the gravels are as high as 210 m elevation at the southern end of Palo Verde Valley, 170 m on the flanks of mountains on either side of the river's course a few...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1996
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1996) 86 (3): 575–596.
...). A three-dimensional simulation of seismic A. Okaja (1995). Seismic reflection and geomorphic characterization waves in the Santa Clara Valley, California, from a Loma Prieta af- of the onshore Palos Verdes Fault zone, Los Angeles, California, Bull. tershock, Bull Seism. Soc. Am. 82, 2045-2074. Seism. Soc...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1978
AAPG Bulletin (1978) 62 (2): 247–272.
... Wheelerian and Hallian deposits. In contrast, 178 of 199 cores within strata beneath the outer shelf between Santa Monica and Redondo Canyons (“shelf projection” of Terry et al, 1956 ), the narrow shelf adjacent to the Palos Verdes Hills, and the outer shelf between the San Pedro Sea Valley and San Gabriel...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 2000
Geology (2000) 28 (7): 587–590.
...M.S. Marlow; J.V. Gardner; W.R. Normark Abstract Recently acquired high-resolution multibeam bathymetric data reveal several linear traces that are the surficial expressions of seafloor rupture of Holocene faults on the upper continental slope southeast of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. High...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 1918
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1918) 8 (1): 20–24.
..., and by a decided shock a few days later. During 1917 shocks have been reported from Palo Verde Valley, Needles, Yuma, Coachella, Victorville, and adjacent regions. All of these shocks probably originated on the San Andreas fault. San Jacinto FaultThe San Jacinto fault apparently branches off the San Andreas fault...
Peak ground displacement (a), velocity (b), and acceleration (c) for the Ho...
Published: 01 February 2004
, and acceleration at the surface, respectively. One can notice that amplification occurs in the basin, where most of the energy is trapped, while hard-rock sites such as Palos Verdes, or the mountains surrounding the Los Angeles and San Fernando basins, show little acceleration. Significant amplification occurs
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (2): 125–149.
...W. P. WOODRING; M. N. BRAMLETTE; R. M. KLEINPELL ABSTRACT The Miocene of the Palos Verdes Hills embraces a thickness of about 2,500 feet of rocks here designated as Monterey shale, and the base is not exposed in the region where the oldest beds crop out. Five main lithologic units are recognized...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1948
AAPG Bulletin (1948) 32 (1): 109–125.
... by Franciscan schist in the Palos Verdes Hills and near the coastal area of the Torrance structure. It is also present in deep wells in the Inglewood, Dominguez, and Long Beach fields, and in the intervening area to the coast. Granitic rocks are represented at 5,000 feet below sea-level in the Santa Monica...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1917
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1917) 7 (2): 72–76.
..., z9z7An earthquake oc- curred in the Imperial Valley, May 27th , at IO :06 p.m. It was gen- erally felt throughout the region between the Colorado River at Palo Verde and the coast region at San Diego. It seems to have been the heaviest shock felt in southern California since that of October 22, 1916...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1936
AAPG Bulletin (1936) 20 (12): 1658–1681.
... be summarized as in Table V . TABLE V STRATIGRAPHY OF SOUTHERN GEOSYNCLINAL BASIN PLEISTOCENE Marine terraces on all islands and on Palos Verdes Hills; deposits thin. Older Pleistocene well-known only on Palos Verdes Hills PLIOCENE Known only on landward side of Palos Verdes Hills...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 August 2004
Earthquake Spectra (2004) 20 (3): 917–950.
... California (Figure 1) include the Oceanside and Dana Point segments of the offshore Newport-Inglewood (South Coast Offshore) fault zone (Fischer and Mills 1991); the Palos Verdes Hills, offshore Table 1. Possible locally generated tsunami along the southern California coast Date (UTC) Magnitude Area Affected...