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Field guide for a transect of the central Sierra Nevada, California

Ronald Wayne Kistler

Field guide for a transect of the central Sierra Nevada, California

geochronology and isotope geology

by Ronald Wayne Kistler

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Reports Section, distributor in [Menlo Park, Calif.?], [Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geological time,
  • Geochronometry -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Radioactive dating -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Radioisotopes in geology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Isotope geology -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.W. Kistler and R.J. Fleck
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 94-267, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 94-267
    ContributionsFleck, Robert J, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination49 p.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13566565M
    OCLC/WorldCa33158863

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm. Series Title: Lone Pine field guide.   The Laws Field Guide to the Sierra Nevada (Heyday Books) is wonderful because comprehensive on species, from trees to fungi to birds to plants — and because Laws is an artist, he teaches discernment so well, including how to key a plant. The California Natural History Guides (UC Press) are the most amazing collection of field guides!

    Field Guides Archive of All Online GSA Field Guides: –Present Volume 59 (): From the Islands to the Mountains: A View of Geologic Excursions in Southern California Volume 57 (): Geology Field Trips in and around the U.S. Capital Volume 56 (): The Gigantic Markagunt and Sevier Gravity Slides Resulting from. "This comprehensive field guide takes you on a six-day, west-to-east geologic journey across the Mesozoic magmatic arc of the central Sierra Nevada in California.

      Shapiro, a member of the UCD faculty since , and author of the book, “Field Guide to Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento . Mulch et al. () analyzed ∂D of kaolinite resulting from Eocene weathering in the paleovalleys of the northern Sierra Nevada and concluded that the mountain range near Lake Tahoe was ≥ m high in the Eocene, similar to what it is today. Mulch et al. limited their sampling to only part of the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, but Cassel et al. (, p. in this issue of Geology Cited by:


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