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geology of Point Reyes Peninsula

Frank Marion Anderson

geology of Point Reyes Peninsula

by Frank Marion Anderson

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Published by Johnson Reprint in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- California -- Marin County.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1899 ed. published by University of California Press, Berkeley.

    Statementby F. M. Anderson.
    SeriesUniversity of California publications. Bulletin of the Department of Geology -- v. 2, no. 5, University of California publications in geological sciences -- v. 2, no. 5.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [119]-153, [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages153
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22381000M

    Bolinas Lagoon and Point Reyes Peninsula. Geologic Map of Marin Co. Pt. Reyes Lighthouse. Pt. Reyes Conglomerate. McClures Beach, Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Kehoe Beach, Pt. Reyes National Seashore. Drakes Bay/Purisima Formation, Drakes Beach, Pt. Reyes. Nicasio Reservoir, Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Geology. The entire Point Reyes Peninsula is a piece of the Salinian Block transported northward by the San Andreas Fault. Its core is granite, unlike the terrain east of Tomales Bay. The granite rocks that form the peninsula were once continuous with the Tehachapi Mountains miles south. In the earthquake, Point Reyes moved north

      The geology exposed on the Point Reyes Peninsula is unique compared to the geology to the east of the San Andreas. In addition to the main San Andreas fault displacing this area to the north, another fault, the San Gregorio fault, has displaced the peninsula even further north. I know, it’s a bit confusing, but this is what makes California. Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California (Book).

    Jules Evens' Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula is a classic. In addition to providing an exhaustive account of the great biological diversity, the rich geological make-up of the peninsula, and a riveting tour of the ecology of one of the most special places on earth, Evens writes with enviable lyricism. Point Reyes is a part of the Salinian Block on the west side of the San Andreas Fault. Fig. Montara Mountain on the San Francisco Peninsula coast in San Mateo County is composed of a large block of Salinian granite. Fig. Pigeon Point along the coast of San Francisco Peninsula is part of a Sur Series terrane located on the west side of.


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Point Reyes National Seashore is an ideal destination for field trips to examine the geology and natural history of the San Andreas Fault Zone and the North Coast of California. The San Andreas Fault Zone crosses the Point Reyes Peninsula between Bolinas Lagoon in the south and Tomales Bay in the north.

The map below shows 13 selected fieldFile Size: 1MB. Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California: ECONOMIC GEOLOGY. Coal and Peat. In the last half of the 19th century, before abundant oil was discovered, strenuous efforts were being made in California to locate supplies of coal as a substitute for wood for fuel.

Two explorations for coal on Point Reyes Peninsula were reported. Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California (Bulletin - California Division of Mines and Geology ; ) [Galloway, Alan J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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For future students of the geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, it seems desirable to mention some of the more important geological maps of the area which have been published. The first reliable geological map (scale ,) was included in "The Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula. Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California: STRUCTURE.

San Andreas Fault. The San Andreas fault zone, forming the long straight inlet of Tomales Bay and the long straight valley between Olema and Bolinas Lagoon, is overwhelmingly the most important structural and physiographic feature of the Point Reyes Peninsula.

Geologic map of Point Reyes Peninsula (omitted from the online edition) Figures. Index map and generalized geologic map 2. Graph of mean daily atmospheric temperature 3. Type section of the Drakes Bay Formation 4. Variations of sea level during Ice Age 5.

Diagrammatic sequential cross sections illustrating general geologic history of. Point Reyes (re-ʝes) is a prominent cape and popular Northern California tourist destination on the Pacific is located in Marin County approximately 30 miles (50 km) west-northwest of San Francisco.

The term is often applied to the Point Reyes Peninsula, the region bounded by Tomales Bay on the northeast and Bolinas Lagoon on the southeast. The headland is protected as part of Point. The total thickness of Monterey on the Point Reyes peninsula is estimated to be about to feet.

Rusty gave a summary of the petroleum exploration history in the area. He noted that although onshore oil seeps in the Monterey Formation were observed near Bolinas, it was the offshore basins that were thought to have the greatest potential.

Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California: GEOMORPHOLOGY. Geomorphology is the study of the shape of the land and how these shapes were formed. The general geomorphology of the area has been discussed under "Geography". Some of the interesting land forms on the peninsula are discussed below.

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Sacramento: California Division of Mines and Geology, Geology of the Point Reyes Peninsula, Marin County, California por Alan J Galloway,disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis. Point Reyes National Seashore is a 71,acre ( km 2) park preserve located on the Point Reyes Peninsula in Marin County, a national seashore, it is maintained by the US National Park Service as an important nature preserve.

Some existing agricultural uses are allowed to continue within the park. Clem Miller, a US Congressman from Marin County wrote and introduced the bill. if you have never been to the peninsula, this book will give you a good, general understanding of the peninsula, its seasons, its geology, its plant communities, and especially its more obvious wildlife.

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