The Evolution from Late Miocene West Salton Detachment Faulting to Cross-Cutting Pleistocene Oblique Strike-Slip Faults in the SW Salton Trough, Southern California
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Steely, Alexander N.
- Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
evolution | late | miocene | salton | detachment | faulting | cross-cutting | pleistocene | oblique | strick-slip | faults | salton trough | california | Geology
Field studies in the southwest Salton Trough between Yaqui Ridge and Borrego Mountain show that the West Salton detachment fault was active during the Pliocene and may have initiated during the latest Miocene. At Yaqui Ridge dominantly east-directed extension is recorde...