Evaluation of faults and their effect on ground-water flow southwest of Frenchman Flat, Nye and Clark Counties, Nevada: A Digital Database

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Description Ground-water flow through the region south and west of Frenchman Flat, in the Ash Meadows subbasin of the Death Valley ground-water flow system, is controlled mostly by faults which arrange the distribution of permeable and impermeable rocks. In addition,
Originators McKee, Edwin H.; Wickham, Thomas A.; and Wheeler, Karen L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-580

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CDR_GEO.PAT, MRC_GEO.PAT, SPNW_GEO.PAT, and SPSW_GEO.PAT

Geologic rock units in each four quadrangles in mapped area

Label Definition
MAP_UNIT Geologic map unit symbol
Symbol numerical value for each geologic map unit

CDR_GEO.AAT and MRC_GEO.AAT

Faults in these quadrangles

Label Definition
TYPE Line type

CDR_GEO.PAT, MRC_GEO.PAT, SPSW_GEO.PAT, and SPNW_GEO.PAT

geologic unit at specific points (has same attributes as the polygon coverage)

Label Definition

SPNW_FLT.AAT and SPSW_FLT.AAT

faults in the quadrangles of Specter Range NW and SW (same attributes as CDR_GEO.AAT and MRC_GEO.AAT)

Label Definition

MRC_SYM.PAT, CDR_SYM.PAT, SPNW_SYM.PAT, and SPSW_SYM.PAT

Locations of ball and bar symbols used to indicate normal movements on faults.

Label Definition
STRIEK Angle, relative to the fault, at which the marker is drawn
SYMBOL markerset symbol number