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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1985
Rocky Mountain Geology (1985) 23 (2): 83-97.
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 1985
Geology (1985) 13 (5): 364-367.
... Polecat Bench terrace of the Shoshone River rises 6–7 m over the axis of the Frannie anticline; this displacement may be related to folding or faulting since 1.4 Ma. Near the Nye-Bowler–Sage Creek and North Pryor faults in the Pryor Mountains, bedrock is 25 and 55 m shallower than depths predicted from...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1961
GSA Bulletin (1961) 72 (4): 547-555.
...JOHN H MOSS; WILLIAM E BONINI AbstractSeismic studies of the Cody terrace complex bordering the Shoshone River near Cody, Wyoming, disclose: (1) no relationship between surficial terrace form and underlying bedrock topography; (2) irregular bedrock topography with relief up to 50 feet; (3...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 1981
Geology (1981) 9 (7): 299-302.
...Marvin E. Kauffman; Dale F. Ritter AbstractImbrication of cobbles in Pleistocene terrace gravels along the Shoshone River near Powell, Wyoming, shows significant changes in orientation from a lower set to an upper set within a gravel layer. The lower gravels show a mean orientation of 126...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2012
Rocky Mountain Geology (2012) 47 (1): 55-79.
...Timothy L. Clarey AbstractThe South Fork Fault System (SFFS) extends more than 35 km along the valley of the South Fork of the Shoshone River, southwest of Cody, Wyoming. Tear faults, a triangle zone, and flat-ramp geometries mark the leading edge of the system. Transport was southeast, down...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-0001-9.177
EISBN: 9780813756011
... trip, but others meriting such examination are identified for future reference. The staging area for this trip is the Double Diamond X Guest Ranch in the upper South Fork Shoshone River valley. The ranch is owned by Russ and Patsy Frazier. We warmly thank Russ and Patsy for their friendship...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1977
GSA Bulletin (1977) 88 (2): 286-290.
...WILLIAM R. MILLER; JAMES I. DREVER AbstractVariation in the chemistry of the North Fork of the Shoshone River following a storm cannot be explained simply by dilution of the base flow by rain water. Factor analysis of the variation indicates that during the early part of the flood cycle, the most...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2014
Economic Geology (2014) 109 (7): 1843-1862.
...Joseph P. Colgan; Christopher D. Henry; David A. John AbstractThe northern Shoshone and Toiyabe Ranges in north-central Nevada expose numerous areas of mineralized Paleozoic rock, including major Carlin-type gold deposits at Pipeline and Cortez. Paleozoic rocks in these areas were previously...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 February 2008
Geosphere (2008) 4 (1): 107-130.
.... The western end of line C–C′ is covered by Reese River Valley and is close to the southern caldera margin, which parallels the section line. The west side of the Shoshone Range forms a steep front that rises 800 m above Reese River Valley, suggesting a somewhat greater amount of slip on the Moss Creek fault...
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Series: Reviews in Engineering Geology
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1130/2007.4017(06)
EISBN: 9780813758176
... confluence with the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River near U.S. Interstate 90 (Fig. 1 ). The area consists of deeply incised, well-vegetated mountain valleys, and precipitation at the site ranges from 30 to 40 inches per year. Surface water base flow conditions at the site are ∼0.5 cfs, with a peak flow...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 November 2008
Economic Geology (2008) 103 (7): 1483-1506.
...Christopher R. Kelson; Douglas E. Crowe; Holly J. Stein AbstractThe Hilltop, Lewis, and Bullion mining districts, located within the northern Shoshone Range, Lander County, Nevada, are part of the greater Battle Mountain-Eureka trend. Historic production of mostly Ag with Au, Cu, Pb, and Zn from...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2007.fld010(02)
EISBN: 9780813756103
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1130/MEM179-p227
... More than 95% of the eastern Snake River Plain (ESRP) is covered by basaltic lava flows erupted in the Brunhes Normal-Polarity Chron; thus they are younger than 730 ka. About 13% of the area of the ESRP is covered by lava fields of latest Pleistocene and Holocene age <15 ka. More than 90...
Simplified geologic map of Castle Tear Fault (CTF) within valley of <b>Shoshon</b>...
Published: 01 January 2012
Figure 12. Simplified geologic map of Castle Tear Fault (CTF) within valley of Shoshone River's South Fork showing location of cross sections G–G′, H–H′, and I–I′ (after Pierce and Nelson, 1969 ). Dark-shaded pattern represents allochthonous carbonate blocks of Heart Mountain Fault, emplaced
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1939
DOI: 10.1130/SPE20-p1
... This paper describes the geology of an area of approximately 430 square miles in northwestern Wyoming and includes the southern margin of the Absaroka Range, the western end of the Owl Creek Mountains, and the northwestern part of the Wind River Basin. Most of the area lies within the southern...
Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2005
American Mineralogist (2005) 90 (5-6): 1000-1007.
... . Fryklund , V.C. , Jr. ( 1964 ) Ore deposits of the Coeur d’Alene district, Shoshone County, Idaho. U.S . Geological Survey Professional Paper 445 , 103 p. Gaines , R.V. , Skinner , H.C.W. , Foord , E.E. , Mason , B. , Rosenzweig , A. , King , V.T. , and Dowty , E...
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Map of the Yellowstone and Snake <b>River</b> Plain area (adapted from  Kuntz et a...
Published: 01 May 2018
-HRT Junction Butte Basalt (JBB) is also shown (from Christiansen 2001 ). Quaternary basaltic lava fields along the Snake River Plain (SRP) are also outlined, including those of olivine tholeiitic affinity (purple; SH = Shoshone, W = Wapi, KB = King's Bowl, NR = North Robbers, SR = South Robbers, CG
Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/2005.fld006(02)
EISBN: 9780813756066
... basalts in the central and eastern Snake River Plain are slightly younger than the eruptive centers they mantle; the youngest basalts erupted from a series of NW-trending volcanic rift zones during the Holocene (e.g., the Shoshone lava flow, Craters of the Moon, the Great Rift, Hells Half Acre, Wapi lava...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2008
GSA Bulletin (2008) 120 (1-2): 54-84.
...M. Elliot Smith; Alan R. Carroll; Brad S. Singer AbstractNumerous 40Ar/39Ar experiments on sanidine and biotite from 22 ash beds and 3 volcaniclastic sand beds from the Greater Green River, Piceance Creek, and Uinta Basins of Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah constrain ∼8 m.y. of the Eocene Epoch...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1993
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1993) 83 (3): 680-695.
... Lake earthquake of August 17, 1959 , U. S. Geol. Surv. Bull. 435-I , 55 - 98 . Oaks S. D. Jackson S. M. Wong I. G. (1992) . An investigation of the 11 November 1905 Shoshone, Idaho earthquake: implications for seismic hazards within the eastern Snake River Plain...