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. (2006)
  • Publisher: DigitalCommons@USU
  • Subject: 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... View more
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