Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Miocene tectonics of Lake Mead region

A new Special Paper has been published by Geological Society of America on "Miocene Tectonics of the Lake Mead Region, Central Basin and Range"

Just the facts: 19 chapters, 441 pages, edited by Paul J. Umhoefer,
L. Sue Beard, and Melissa A. Lamb, SPE463.

The description notes "low-angle normal faulting was first recognized here, large-scale extension was demonstrated and quantified, and the rolling hinge hypothesis was first proposed."

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