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ARC/INFO export file Coverage Description of coverage of99-14_3a.e00 czo-geol Depositional contacts, faults, and unit labels of99-14_3b.e00 czo-strc Fold axes, strike and dip information of99-14_3c.e00 czo-oil Oil Fields of99-14_3d.e00 czo-topo Topographic base map taken from scan of a photomosaic of USGS 15' topographic quadrangles of99-14_3e.e00 czo-srcs Quadrangle index and sources of geologic mapping of99-14_3f.e00 czo-strt Generalized columnar sections of99-14_3g.e00 czo-corr Correlation of map units
Graham, S. E., Mahony, T. M., Blissenbach, J. L., Mariant, J. J., Wentworth, C. M., and Dibblee, T. W., 1999, Regional geologic map of San Andreas and related faults in Carrizo Plain, Temblor, Caliente and La Panza Ranges and vicinity, California: A digital database: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-14.
This is a vector data set.
Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest unknown
Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest unknown
Planar coordinates are specified in meters
The horizontal datum used is NAD27.
The ellipsoid used is Clarke 1866.
The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378206.
The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/294.98.
|contact, approx. located||Contact whose position is not precisely known.|
|contact, certain||Observed contact|
|fault, approx. located||Fault whose position is not precisely known|
|fault, certain||Observed fault|
|fault, concealed||Concealed fault whose position is inferred|
|map boundary, certain||Outline of mapped area|
|scratch boundary, certain||The scratch boundary is used to close off areas with unknown aerial extent for display purposes|
|thrust fault, certain||Observed thrust fault|
|thrust fault, concealed||Concealed thrust fault whose position is inferred.|
|f.a., anticline, approx. located||Anticlinal fold-axis whose position is not precisely known.|
|f.a., anticline, certain||Observed anticlinal fold-axis.|
|f.a., anticline, concealed||Anticlinal fold-axis whose position is concealed and inferred.|
|f.a., syncline, approx. located||Synclinal fold-axis whose position is not precisely known.|
|f.a., syncline, certain||Observed synclinal fold-axis.|
|f.a., syncline, concealed||Synclinal fold-axis whose position is concealed and inferred.|
|vert bedding||vertical bedding plane|
|flat bedding||horizontal bedding plane whose orientation was not measured|
|horz bedding||Horizontal bedding plane whose orientation was measured.|
|ot bedding||Overturned bedding|
|-99||unknown dip measurement|
|Range of values|
|Range of values|
|oilfield||location of oilfield|
|Buena Vista Hills|
|North Antelope Hills|
|contact, approx. located||Oil field contact whose position is not precisely known|
|scratch boundary||The scratch boundary is used to close off areas with unknown aerial extent for display purposes|
Contents of CZO-GEOL: PTYPE Description Qa alluvium (Holocene) Qc playa lay (Holocene) Qla landslide rubble (Holocene) Qoa older alluvium (Pleistocene) QTp Paso Pobles Formation (Pliocene(?) and Pleistocene) QTt Tulare Formation (Pliocene(?) and Pleistocene) QTu Unnamed valley sediment (Pliocene(?) and Pleistocene) Tmo Morales Formation Valley sediments (Pliocene) Tq Quatral Formation terrestrial claystone and sandstone (Pliocene) Tu Unnamed marine sediments Sandstone and siltstone (Pliocene) Tab Etchagoin Formation blue sandstone (Pliocene) Te Etchagoin Formation gray sandstone and siltstone (Pliocene) Trr Reef Ridge Shale (Miocene) Tbw Bitterwater Creek Shale (Miocene) Tmb Montary Shale Balridge Diatomite Member (Miocene) Tm Montary Shale McLure Shale Member (Miocene) Tms Montary Shale sandstone lenses (Miocene) Tmd Montary Shale Devilwater Shale Member (Miocene) Tmg Montary Shale Gould Shale Member (Miocene) Tmi Montary Shale shale and sandstone unit (Miocene) Tmw Montary Shale Whiterock Bluff Shale Member (Miocene) Tma Montary Shale Saltos Shale Member (Miocene) Tmu Montary Shale upper part, siliceous shale (Miocene) Tml Montary Shale lower part, argilliceous and siliceous shale (Miocene) Tsm Santa Margarita Formation, sandstone (Miocene) Tsg Santa Margarita Formation, conglomerate and breccia (Miocene) gb Santa Margarita Formation, granitic breccia (Miocene) sb Santa Margarita Formation, schist breccia (Miocene) Tbs Branch Canyon Sandstone (Miocene) Tb Basalt, extrusive and intrusive (Miocene) Tc Caliente Formation, terrestrial (Miocene and Pliocene) Tvs Vaqueros Formation, sandstone (Oligocene and Miocene) Tvc Vaqueros Formation, clay shale (Oligocene and Miocene) Tvp Vaqueros Formation, Painted Rock Sandstone Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Tvl Vaqueros Formation, Soda Lake Shale Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Tvq Vaqueros Formation, Quail Canyon Sandstone Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Tts Temblor Formation, sandstone (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttc Temblor Formation, clay shale (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttg Temblor Formation, basal conglomerate lens (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttb Temblor Formation, Buttonbed Sandstone Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttm Temblor Formation, Media Shale Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttr Temblor Formation, Carneros Sandstone Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttn Temblor Formation, upper part of Santos Shale Member (Oligocene and Miocene) Ttu Temblor Formation, undivided lower memebers sandstone and claystone (Oligocene and Miocene) Tsi Simmler Formation, mostly sandstone (Oligocene?) Tsc Simmler Formation, mostly conglomerate (Oligocene?) Tw Wagonwheel Formation, clay shale unit (Oligocene) Tws Wagonwheel Formation, sandstone unit (Oligocene) Tk Kreyenhagen Shale, undifferentiated shale (Eocene) Tkw Kreyenhagen Shale, Welcome Shale Member (Eocene) Tkg Kreyenhagen Shale, Gredal Shale Member (Eocene) Tpr Point of Rocks, sandstone (Eocene) Ta Avenal Sandstone (Eocene) Tus Unnamed sandstone (Eocene) Tl Lodo Formation (Paleocene and Eocene) Tss Marine clastic sedimentary rocks, sandstone, clay shale and minor conglomerate (Eocene and Paleocene) Tcg Marine clastic sedimentary rocks, conglomerate (Paleocene(?)) Kss Marine clastic sedimentary rocks, sandstone (Late Cretaceous) Kcg Marine clastic sedimentary rocks, conglomerate (Late Cretaceous(?)) Ks Mostly marine sedimentary rocks, sandstone and clay shale, minor conglomerate (Cretaceous) Kcr Mostly marine sedimentary rocks, red conglomerate and mudstone, Terrestrial (Cretaceous) Kco Mostly marine sedimentary rocks, conglomerate (Cretaceous) Kp Panoche Formation, clay shale and claystone (Cretaceous) Kps Panoche Formation, sandstone and clay shale (Cretaceous) Kpg Panoche Formation, conglomerate (Cretaceous) Kh Hex Claystone (Cretaceous) jo Jollo Formation of Hall and Corbato (1967), mostly shale (Jurassic(?) and Cretaceous) gf Gravelly Flat Formation, mostly shale (Jurassic(?) and Cretaceous) sp Serpentine and serpentinized preidotite (Jurassic and (or) Cretaceous) f Franciscan rocks of Bailey and others (1964), mixed rocks, undifferentiated, pervasively sheared, mainly sandstone and claystone, includes local lenses of chert, limestone, and glaucophane schist (Jurassic and (or) Cretaceous) fg Franciscan rocks of Bailey and others (1964), greenstone (Jurassic and (or) Cretaceous) gr Granitic rocks (Mesozoic) hg Hornblende quartz gabbro (Mesozoic or older) gn Gneissic rocks (Mesozoic or older)
This Open-File Report is a digital geologic map database. The report serves to introduce and describe the digital data. There is no paper map included in the Open-File Report. The report includes PostScript and PDF plot files that can be used to plot images of the geologic map sheet and explanation sheet.
Dibblee, T. W., 1973, Regional geologic map of San Andreas and related faults in Carrizo Plain, Temblor, Caliente, and La Panza Ranges and vicinity, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-757.
Person who carried out this activity:
This digital map database is prepared from a previously published map by Dibblee (1973).
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USGS Open-File Report 99-14
This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic Code. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
This database, identified as "Regional Geologic Map of San Andreas and Related Faults in Carrizo Plain, Temblor, Caliente and La Panza Ranges and Vicinity, California: A Digital Database," has been approved for release and publication by the Director of the USGS. Although this database has been subjected to rigorous review and is substantially complete, the USGS reserves the right to revise the data pursuant to further analysis and review. Furthermore, it is released on condition that neither the USGS nor the United States Government may be held liable for any damages resulting from its authorized or unauthorized use.
Map can be downloaded as a 15.1 megabyte PostScript file from <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-014/of99-14_4a.ps.gz>
Map can also be downloaded as two 8 megabyte PDF files from <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-014/of99-14_4a_a.pdf> and <http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1999/of99-014/of99-14_4a_b.pdf>
ARC/INFO export file Coverage Description of coverage of99-14_3a.e00 czo-geol Depositional contacts, faults, and unit labels of99-14_3b.e00 czo-strc Fold axes, strike and dip information of99-14_3c.e00 czo-oil Oil Fields of99-14_3d.e00 czo-topo Topographic base map taken from scan of a photomosaic of USGS 15' topographic quadrangles of99-14_3e.e00 czo-srcs Quadrangle index and sources of geologic mapping of99-14_3f.e00 czo-strt Generalized columnar sections of99-14_3g.e00 czo-corr Correlation of map unitsin format ArcInfo export (version 7.x) Size: 23 megabytes
Geologic map data file(s) and/or plot file (s) can be obtained by sending a tape with request to:
Carrizo Plain Map Database and/or Plot File c/o Database Coordinator U.S. Geological Survey 345 Middlefield Road, MS 975 Menlo Park, CA 94025
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4.3 or 5.0 GB, 8 mm Exabyte tape.
In the request be sure to include with your request the Open-File Report number and the exact names, as listed in the Database Contents section above, of the file(s) you require. An Open-File Report number and its letter alone are not sufficient, unless you are requesting all of the files for this report.