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The Topock quadrangle exposes a structurally complex part of the Colorado River extensional corridor and also exposes deposits that record landscape evolution during the history of the Colorado River. Paleoproterozoic gneisses and Mesoproterozoic granitoids ...
Filed under: Geology -  General Geology
Reference: Scientific Investigations Map 3236
In this paper the structural relationships and their interpretations were investigated and analyzed in detail with the aim of unravelling the tectonic evolution of the Nigerian basement.
Reference: Journal of Engineering and Technology Research Vol. 3(4), pp. 133-138, April 2011
Geologically and tectonically active Himalayan Range is characterized by highly elevated mountains and deep river valleys. Because of steep mountain slopes, and dynamic geological conditions, large scale landslides are very common in Lesser and Higher Himalayan ...
Reference: EnvironmentalGeology, 57(6):1423‐1434, 2009
The Clanwilliam Landslide, April 2nd 1999, occurred on a south facing slope above Clanwilliam Lake, approximately 13 km west of Revelstoke, B.C. The landslide is located near the western margin of the Shuswap Metamorphic Complex and a major tectonic structure ...
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil
In this paper it has been studied the Precambrian mafic dykes to understand their nature, geochemical characteristics and their genesis.
Reference: Geochemical Journal, Vol. 41, pp. 173 to 186, 2007
Definitions of structural rock terms.
Reference: KHB, 1/29/2007 Paper_3.doc
Dendrochronology was used to study 25 years of rockfall activity on a forested slope at Täschgufer, Täsch (Swiss Alps). We introduce a new approach by evaluating the initiation of callous tissue and resin duct formation after rockfall occurrence ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Z. Geomorph. N. F. 49 1 89–106 Berlin · Stuttgart März 2005
This paper presents the results of new detailed geologic mapping, structural, kinematic, and quantitative thermobarometric investigations in Mabja Dome, southern Tibet, an area that has not been previously studied in such detail.
Reference: Journal of Structural Geology 26 (2004) 2297-2316
In this paper, we present a reinterpretation of the Agly dome based on a detailed kinematic study and on new U-Pb dating of zircons from two variably deformed granite bodies, one located in the gneissic core and the other located in the micaschist cover ...
Reference: "Geological Society of America, Special Paper 380, 2004"
The purpose of this project is to map the stratigraphy and structure of the Mendenhall Gneiss on the north side of the San Gabriel Fault. Using brunton compasses and topographic basemaps, data was taken on rock foliations and lineations, fault orientations ...
Reference: "Undergraduate Senior Thesis presented to the faculty of the Geological Sciences Deparetment, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, May 22, 2003"