Day 2. Superimposed Thrust and Normal Faulting, Colorado Plateau to Eastern Mormon Mountains

  1. Brian P. Wernicke,
  2. J. Kent Snow,
  3. Gary J. Axen,
  4. B. Clark Burchfiel,
  5. Kip V. Hodges,
  6. J. Douglas Walker and
  7. Peter L. Guth

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118666869.ch3

Extensional Tectonics in the Basin and Range Province Between The Southern Sierra Nevada And The Colorado Plateau: The Basin And Range Province of Southern Nevada And Southeastern California June 30-July 7, 1989

Extensional Tectonics in the Basin and Range Province Between The Southern Sierra Nevada And The Colorado Plateau: The Basin And Range Province of Southern Nevada And Southeastern California June 30-July 7, 1989

How to Cite

Wernicke, B. P., Snow, J. K., Axen, G. J., Burchfiel, B. C., Hodges, K. V., Walker, J. D. and Guth, P. L. (1989) Day 2. Superimposed Thrust and Normal Faulting, Colorado Plateau to Eastern Mormon Mountains , in Extensional Tectonics in the Basin and Range Province Between The Southern Sierra Nevada And The Colorado Plateau: The Basin And Range Province of Southern Nevada And Southeastern California June 30-July 7, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118666869.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906065

Online ISBN: 9781118666869

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Keywords:

  • Basement, Proterozoic Basin and Miogeoclinal Wedge;
  • Cenozoic extension, Las Vegas;
  • Colorado Plateau;
  • Craton and frontal thrust belt;
  • Eastern Spring Mountains;
  • Las Vegas Valley Shear Zone (LVVSZ);
  • Mesozoic thrust and fold belt

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geologic Overview

  • Road Log