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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1949
AAPG Bulletin (1949) 33 (2): 223-247.
...W. P. Woodring; T. F. Thompson ABSTRACT The Tertiary formations of the Canal Zone and adjoining parts of Panama range in age from late Eocene to late Miocene, or possibly early Pliocene. New formation and member names—Gatuncillo formation, Quebrancha limestone member of Caimito formation, La Boca...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1976
AAPG Bulletin (1976) 60 (7): 1054-1072.
.... This approach was taken in our investigation of a fringing reef 6 km east of the Panama Canal off Galeta Point on the Caribbean coast (9°24.3′N, 79°51.8′W). This is one of many fringing reefs along the Panamanian coast east of the canal (see Glynn, 1972 , Fig. 3 ). These reefs are influenced largely...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (6): 3097-3129.
... earthquake that partially destroyed Panamá Viejo. At least 2.1 m of slip occurred in this event near the Canal, with geomorphic offsets suggesting 2.5–3 m. The historic Camino de Cruces is offset 2.8 m, indicating multimeter displacement over at least 20 km of fault length. Channel offsets of 100–400 m...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 1949
Journal of Paleontology (1949) 23 (3): 267-275.
...William Storrs Cole GeoRef, Copyright 2004, American Geological Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States 1949 ...
Journal Article
Published: 14 February 2018
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2018) 24 (1): 39-53.
...David L. Schug; Paul Salter; Christopher Goetz; Derek Irving Abstract Borinquen Dam 1E is part of the new Pacific Access Channel (PAC) of the Panama Canal Expansion. The 2.3-km-long zoned rockfill dam forms the navigational channel providing navigation access from the Gaillard Cut to the new Post...
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Journal Article
Published: 14 February 2018
Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2018) 24 (1): 1-22.
... the Atlantic Division of the Panama Canal, which extended 8 mi (12.9 km) from the open Atlantic Ocean to Gatun and included construction of the triple locks, embankment dam, and spillway structures (IBCE, 1906). In November 1906, Theodore Roosevelt became the first American president to leave the United...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (11-12): 1327-1344.
... Miocene. Northward movement of the eastern segment of the Panama arc along a now quiescent Panama Canal Zone fault during Eocene-Oligocene time may have dislocated the pre-collision arc. Since collision, the portion west of this fault (Chorotega Block) has remained stable, without rotation; to the east...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2016
Economic Geology (2016) 111 (2): 287-310.
...Isaac Corral; Esteve Cardellach; Mercè Corbella; Àngels Canals; David Gómez-Gras; Albert Griera; Michael A. Cosca Abstract Cerro Quema (Azuero Peninsula, southwest Panama) is a high-sulfidation epithermal Au-Cu deposit hosted by a dacite dome complex of the Río Quema Formation (late Campanian...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1973
GSA Bulletin (1973) 84 (9): 3081-3086.
... Eocene. These middle Eocene shallower water facies of the Canal Zone may have been the source for displaced shallower water facies that are intermixed in some cases with deep-water Eocene facies of eastern Panama. Geological Society of America 1973 ...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2012
GSA Bulletin (2012) 124 (5-6): 780-799.
... studied on exposures along the Panama Canal ( Woodring, 1957 ; Blacut and Kleinpell, 1969 ; Stewart et al., 1980 ; Retallack and Kirby, 2007 ; Kirby et al., 2008 ). This early Miocene sedimentary and volcaniclastic succession bears fossils ( MacFadden, 2006 ; MacFadden et al., 2010 ) that suggest...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2013
Journal of Paleontology (2013) 87 (5): 755-774.
... km east and west of Colon City, within the Panama Canal structural basin. In the study area, the gently dipping (5°) Gatun Formation is thought to overlie unnamed Cretaceous–Paleogene volcanic and volcaniclastic sediments or the upper Oligocene sediments of the Caimito Formation ( Woodring, 1957...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 November 2011
Geology (2011) 39 (11): 1007-1010.
... it ultimately led to development of the Panamanian Isthmus, which in turn had wide-ranging oceanic, climatic, biologic, and tectonic implications. Within the Panama Canal Zone, volcanic activity transitioned from hydrous mantle-wedge−derived arc magmatism to localized extensional arc magmatism at 24 Ma...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 2010
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2010) 100 (1): 343-348.
... of the seismicity and plate interactions along the NPDB offshore Panama, including a subduction zone capable of producing earthquakes of M >7, should be included in future earthquake hazard assessments. In January 1996 the Instituto de Geociencias of the University of Panama began operating a seismic network...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2006
Journal of Paleontology (2006) 80 (2): 283-293.
... were identified along the Gaillard Cut of the Panama Canal southeast of Gamboa and northwest of Pedro Miguel ( Fig. 1 ). Extensive exposures including over 150 m of section were studied along the west side of the canal near the former site of the town of Las Cascadas (LACMIP Locality 17685; Latitude 9...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 December 2007
PALAIOS (2007) 22 (6): 667-679.
...GREGORY J. RETALLACK; MICHAEL XAVIER KIRBY Abstract Fossil leaves in the middle Miocene Cucaracha Formation along the Panama Canal are 10–15 cm long, thick, and entire-margined; fossil pollen is also dicot dominated, as expected for wet tropical forests. Fossil woods include palms and ring-porous...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2010
Journal of Paleontology (2010) 84 (2): 288-298.
... a geographically and temporally restricted area along the southern reaches of the Panama Canal. MacFadden (2006) described three orders (Carnivora, Artiodactyla, and Perissodactyla), including at least eight individual taxa of early to middle Miocene mammals (also see Stirton, in Woodring, 1957 ). In addition...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2012
Journal of Paleontology (2012) 86 (6): 907-930.
...Bernard Landau; Richard E. Petit; Carlos M. Da Silva A bstract Thirty species of Cancellariidae in 11 genera from the Miocene Gatun Formation in the Panama Canal area, Caribbean Panama, are discussed including two species not represented by specimens suitable for formal description. The following...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (3): 271-287.
... with a narrow neritic zone. The sedimentary rocks of the Southern Limón and Bocas del Toro Basins indicate bathyal paleodepths in contrast to the Panama Canal Basin, where neritic to emergent conditions persisted through most of the Cenozoic. (B) Schematic paleogeographic reconstruction of the Isthmus...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 April 2013
PALAIOS (2013) 28 (4): 210-227.
..., and faunules in Colon Province, Panama. The study interval includes the lower, middle, and basal upper parts of the Gatun Formation in the Panama Canal Basin of Colon Province (Panama). The Panama Canal Basin is a Cenozoic structural and depositional basin that lies along the tectonic boundary between...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2014
Journal of Paleontology (2014) 88 (5): 851-894.
... eight recent Discoporella species. The later include the seven species previously described from Panama ( Herrera-Cubilla et al., 2008 ) and Discoporella sp. nov. P1 (from Jagadeeshan and O'Dea, 2012 ). The 57 morphological characters listed in Table 1 were coded for cladistic analysis using...
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