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Age and tectonic inferences from a condensed(?) succession of upper Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Eocene strata, Big Pine Mountain area, Santa Barbara County, California

Age and tectonic inferences from a condensed(?) succession of upper Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Eocene strata, Big Pine Mountain area, Santa Barbara County, California

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- California -- Big Pine Mountain.,
  • Mudstone -- California -- Big Pine Mountain.,
  • Faults (Geology) -- California -- Big Pine Mountain.,
  • Paleontology -- California -- Big Pine Mountain.,
  • Big Pine Mountain (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-33).

    Statementby John G. Vedder ... [et al.].
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1995-S, Evolution of sedimentary basins/onshore oil and gas investigations--Santa Maria Province
    ContributionsVedder, J. G. 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1995-R-S, QE461 .B9 no. 1995-R-S
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[iii], 33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22947224M
    LC Control Number97048362

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Volcanic rocks of the Santa Maria Province, California. Age and tectonic inferences from a condensed succession of Upper Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Eocene strata, Big Pine Mountain area, Santa Barbara County, California (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

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