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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (9): 747-750.
..., Peninsular Ranges mafic lower crust and partial melt in the Salton Trough, southern California, from ambient-noise tomography : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems , v. 16 , p. 3946 – 3972 , doi:10.1002/2015GC005970. Biehler , S. , 1971 , Gravity studies in the Imperial Valley , in Rex...
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Known and inferred faults in the <b>southern</b> <b>Salton</b> <b>Trough</b> region. Most were t...
Published: 01 August 2008
Figure 7. Known and inferred faults in the southern Salton Trough region. Most were taken from the Qfaults database ( http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/qfaults/ , last accessed July 2008). SA denotes San Andreas, HS denotes Hot Springs, CC denotes Coyote Creek, ER denotes Elmore Ranch
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<b>Southern</b> <b>Salton</b> <b>Trough</b> deltaic system, based on  dem  imagery. Color contou...
Published: 01 December 2006
Figure 8. Southern Salton Trough deltaic system, based on dem imagery. Color contours indicate elevation; each color band represents a 5- to 10-m change in elevation. Sections of some contours are highlighted with thin black lines for improved visibility. The band labeled “+12m
Series: GSA Field Guides
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.0045(03)
EISBN: 9780813756455
... are in the lower units of the Split Mountain Group of Winker and Kidwell (1996) . Red Rock Formation (Mrr). The Red Rock Formation is the oldest supracrustal unit in the Salton Trough area; it is named after Red Rock Canyon in the southern Fish Creek Mountains, 11 km north of the Coyote Mountains ( Winker...
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Journal Article
Published: 09 September 2014
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2014) 104 (5): 2579-2586.
...Guoqing Lin Abstract I present a frequency‐independent 3D seismic attenuation model (indicated by ) for the crust of the Salton trough and the adjacent regions in southeastern southern California. The simul2000 tomographic algorithm was used to invert the frequency‐independent attenuation operator...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (5): 2694-2708.
... fault from the north end of the Salton Trough to United States–Mexico border. The fine‐scale velocity structure and precise earthquake relocations will be helpful for investigating the fault geometry, seismicity, stress interaction, and other seismological studies for southern California. Online...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 November 1994
Geology (1994) 22 (11): 991-994.
...Charles T. Herzig; David C. Jacobs Abstract Pronounced differences in age and geochemistry between Cenozoic volcanic rocks within the Salton trough, southern California and northern Baja California, imply their formation within two distinct tectonic settings rather than the previously proposed...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 January 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (1): 7-10.
...Axel K. Schmitt; Arturo Martín; Daniel F. Stockli; Kenneth A. Farley; Oscar M. Lovera Abstract U-Th and (U-Th)/He zircon geochronology redefines the timing of volcanic activity in the Salton Trough (Southern California, USA), the subaerial extension of the incipiently oceanic Gulf of California. U...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2006
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2006) 96 (5): 1882-1896.
...Peter Lovely; John H. Shaw; Qinya Liu; Jeroen Tromp Abstract We present a high-resolution, three-dimensional P -wave seismic velocity model of the sedimentary basin in the Salton Trough, southern California, and use the model for spectral-element method ( sem ) wave propagation and ground- motion...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2002
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2002) 92 (4): 1300-1317.
... boundary of Salton Trough (heavy gray line), Brawley seismic zone (short diagonal lines between Imperial fault and San Andreas fault at Bombay Beach), and location of strong motion stations INO, MEC, NRT, FRK, and 542 near southern San Andreas fault (see description in text and Fig. 6 ). Boundary...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 14 August 2019
Geosphere (2019) 15 (5): 1598-1616.
... and southern Salton Trough (northwestern Mexico and southeastern California, USA) form the oblique Gulf extensional province ( Gastil et al., 1979 ) of generally right-lateral transform and strike-slip faults, short seafloor-spreading segments, and pull-apart and extensional basins, extending northwest from...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (5): 443-446.
... mm/yr are indicated by presence of the 760 ka Bishop Tuff 1.7 km below the surface ( Herzig et al., 1988 ). Colorado River sediment also dominates basins in the southern Salton Trough and northern Gulf of California, where Holocene accumulation rates are ∼2–3 mm/yr ( Van Andel, 1964 ). Seismic...
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Series: Guidebook
Publisher: The Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.32375/1996-GB73.13
EISBN: 9781732014848
... ABSTRACT The Salton Trough region of southern California records Neogene deformation and sedimentation related to both the classic San Andreas strike-slip system and Mesozoic compression and convergent margin magmatism. Besides these Mesozoic and late Tertiary tectonic features, an intervening...
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Series: Guidebook
Publisher: The Pacific Section American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.32375/1996-GB73.13
EISBN: 9781732014841
... and at least the southern San Joaquin Basin, as well as the entire area of arc volcanism and adjoining areas in Nevada and Utah. Modified from Dickinson (1980). The eastern edge of the Pacific plate in the area of the Salton Trough is dominated by a coherent slab of rock forming the Peninsular Ranges...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 2016
Geology (2016) 44 (7): 575-578.
... (stars), other permanent stations shown in Figure 2 (triangles), and line of section in Figure 2 (white line). BRP—southern Basin and Range province; CMR—Chocolate Mountains region; PRB—Peninsular Ranges batholith; ST—Salton Trough. Dot-patterned orange boxes show active spreading centers ( Elders et...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2009
GSA Bulletin (2009) 121 (5-6): 663-687.
...Alexander N. Steely; Susanne U. Janecke; Rebecca J. Dorsey; Gary J. Axen Abstract Structural and stratigraphic analyses along the western margin of the Salton Trough show that the San Andreas fault system was reorganized in early Pleistocene time from a system dominated by two fault zones (the San...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 2003
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2003) 93 (6): 2402-2414.
...Greg Anderson; Duncan C. Agnew; Hadley O. Johnson Abstract The Salton Trough in southeastern California, United States, has one of the highest seismicity and deformation rates in southern California, including 20 earthquakes M 6 or larger since 1892. From 1972 through 1987, the U.S. Geological...
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Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.5382/GB.12
EISBN: 9781934969656
... Abstract The Salton Trough rift, manifested geomorphically as the Imperial Valley in southern California and the Mexicali Valley in northern Baja California (Figure 1), possesses an abundance of natural resources. These valleys are major areas for agriculture, game fish, and waterfowl migration...
Series: Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook Series
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.5382/GB.12
EISBN: 9781934969656
... Abstract The geochemistry of late Cenozoic basalts within the Salton Trough of southern California suggests that crustal extension has occurred in two very different tectonic settings. Initial extension of thick continental crust occurred during the Oligocene-Miocene, leading to the alkalic...
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 1983
Geology (1983) 11 (7): 410-412.
..., and quartzite occurs in the Salton Trough, west of the San Andreas–Gulf of California plate boundary. Geological Society of America 1983 ...