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Quaternary lakes of the eastern Mojave Desert, California

Quaternary lakes of the eastern Mojave Desert, California

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Published by Friends of the Pleistocene, Pacific Cell in [Tempe, Ariz.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary -- Congresses.,
  • Geology -- California -- Mojave Desert.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, G. Robert Hale ; leaders, G. Robert Hale ... [et al.].
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsHale, G. Robert., Friends of the Pleistocene. Pacific Cell.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16579607M

    Mojave Desert, arid region of southeastern California and portions of Nevada, Arizona, and Utah, was named for the Mojave people. The Mojave Desert occupies more t square miles (65, square km) and joins the Sonoran, Great Basin, and Chihuahuan deserts in forming the North American Mojave extends from the Sierra Nevada range to the Colorado Plateau and merges with.   The Mystery of the Ice Age Chapter 3 The Mystery of the Ice Age Lake Manly shorelines in the eastern Mojave Desert, California, Quaternary Research –, S., and I. Soulié-Märsche, Charophyte remains from Wadi Howar as evidence for deep Mid-Holocene freshwater lakes in the Eastern Sahara of Northwest Sudan Author: Michael J. Oard.

    Wells, S.G., L.D. McFadden and J.C. Dohrenwend Influence of the late Quaternary climatic changes on geomorphic and pedogenic processes on a desert piedmont, eastern Mojave Desert, California. Quaternary Resea – Google ScholarCited by: The Great Basin desert lies to the north of the Mojave Desert, while the Sonoran Desert lies to its south. Interestingly, the former is a cold desert, while the latter is a hot desert. It is located in southwestern United States, where it spans southern California and also parts of Utah, Nevada, and Arizona.

    In the past month, 3 homes have been sold in Mojave. In addition to houses in Mojave, there were also 0 condos, 1 townhouse, and 1 multi-family unit for sale in Mojave last month. Find your dream home in Mojave using the tools above. Use filters to narrow your search by price, square feet, beds, and baths to find homes that fit your criteria. Tchakerian, V. P. () Late Quaternary aeolian geomorphology of the Dale Lake sand sheet, southern Mojave Desert, California. Physical Geography, v. 12, p. – Google ScholarCited by:


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Quaternary lakes of the eastern Mojave Desert, California Download PDF EPUB FB2

Near Mesquite Spring on the southern edge of the Soda Lake basin in the Mojave Desert, there is a shoreline of an ancient lake at an elevation of m above sea level. At present, Soda Lake would overflow at m; a lake surface at m would extend ∼ km Cited by: The formation of the Great Basin is analogous to the modern rifting that is going on in the Red Sea basin or the Great Rift Valley in Africa.

The history of late Tertiary and Quaternary faulting and tectonism in the Mojave National Preserve is unlike any other geologic province in California. The lakes, reservoirs, and dry lakes of the Mojave Desert region — predominantly in Southern California, and into southern Nevada and northwestern Arizona.

Lake Mojave is an ancient former lake fed by the Mojave River that, through the Holocene, occupied the Silver Lake and Soda Lake basins in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, outlet may have ultimately emptied into the Colorado River north of BlytheBasin countries: United States. A.M.

Bassett, S. MuessigPossible high shorelines of a Pleistocene lake in eastern Mojave Desert, California Geological Society of America Bulletin, 68 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by: Reynolds, R.E., (ed.),Off Limits in the Mojave Desert: Field Trip Guidebook and Volume For the Mojave Desert Quaternary Research Center Field Trip to Fort Irwin and Surrounding Areas: San Bernardino County Museum Special Publicationp.

A Natural History of the Mojave Desert explores how a combination of complex geology, varied geography, and changing climate has given rise to intriguing flora and fauna—including almost 3, plant species and about terrestrial vertebrate animal species.

Of these, one quarter of the plants and one sixth of the animals are endemic /5(4). Late Quaternary variations in alluvial fan sedimentologic and geomorphic processes, Soda Lake basin, eastern Mojave Desert, California / Adrian M.

Harvey and Stephen G. Wells Late Quaternary eolian dynamics, Mojave Desert, California / Nicholas Lancaster and Vatche P. Tchakerian. Subject headings Paleohydrology--Mojave Desert.

ISBN. The study of Quaternary lake sediments in the Mojave region has been the target of ongoing research for many decades. The climate-induced formation and disappearance of lakes in the Mojave region has also influenced the development of river drainage systems in the region over time, particularly of the Mojave, Owens, and Amargosa rivers drainages.

The tectonically controlled Great Basin and the Mojave Deserts provide the most detailed record of late Quaternary arid/humid cycles because they were the sites of over pluvial lakes (Smith and Street-Perrott, ), including Lakes Bonneville, Lahontan, Russell, Owens, Manly, Mojave and Manix, as well as extensive aeolian deposits Cited by:   It is the most spectacular desert on Earth, and it draws more tourists each year than all other deserts of the world combined.

Mojave Desert is the first book of its kind, using rare and vintage postcards to provide a pictorial, historical grand tour of this American : Late Quaternary geology and paleohydrology of pluvial Lake Mojave, southern California Article in Special Paper of the Geological Society of America January with Reads.

History: Mojave Desert Indians Indians of the Eastern Mojave. Ab years ago, the region's ecological zones were one thousand feet lower in elevation than today due to the cooler and wetter weather patterns of the waning Ice Age.

Streams flowed and lakes existed where dry lakes are today. The relative abundance of plant communities supported wildlife and indigenous peoples who. Lakes in one form or another have characterized the western Mojave Desert since at least Miocene time.

The most recent of these, Lake Thompson, developed in the late Pleistocene, when it covered as much as km 2 and rose to at least m above sea level.

During Holocene time, the lake desiccated, and is now represented by Rogers, Rosamond, and Buckhorn dry lakes, which may flood up to Perennial lakes lasting several decades occupied Silver Lake playa, the terminus of the Mojave River, as recently as ± 90 and ± 70 BP.

Flood routings from the Mojave River headwaters to it Cited by: Late Pleistocene lakes along the Mojave River, southern California Article in Special Paper of the Geological Society of America January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The Mojave Desert is a subsection of the Basin and Range Physiographic Province, which is characterized by long, north-south-trending mountain ranges separated by broad valleys.

Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks of the Mojave Desert reveal prehistoric landscapes as old as billion years--over half the age of the Earth. Afton Canyon is a >m-deep canyon that formed as a result of overflow and drainage of Lake Manix, an ∼ km 2 late Wisconsin pluvial lake in the central Mojave Desert.

Because the canyon age is within the range of conventional radiocarbon dating, it is possible to provide a time-based chronology of events and resultant landscape changes due to a > m base-level by: Late Quaternary paleohydrology of desert wetlands and pluvial lakes in the Soda Lake basin, central Mojave Desert, California (USA) Sediment cores taken near extant springs along the western margin of Soda Lake playa, as well as from the playa center, reveal dramatic hydrologic changes that occurred in the central Mojave Desert during the late.

Quarternary History of the Manix Fault, Lake Manix Basin, Mojave Desert, California - Abstracts Etc. Paperback – January 1, by Sally F. -etal. McGill (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Sally F. -etal. McGill.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 28 cm. Contents: Pliocene and Pleistocene evolution of the Mojave River, and associated tectonic development of the Transverse Ranges and Mojave Desert, based on borehole stratigraphy studies and mapping of landforms and sediments near Victorville, California / B.F.

Cox, J.W. Hillhouse, and. In this issue, with the focus on locations in the east Mojave, I present a few more.

The Mescal Range. If you were to ask most people in the state of California to find the Mescal Range on a map, I would guess that percent of our state population would not be able to do so.California: Other Geospatial: Mojave Desert: Scale: Google Analytic Metrics: Metrics page: Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF).

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