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Table of Contents - GSA Field Guide 11

Field Guide to Plutons, Volcanoes, Faults, Reefs, Dinosaurs, and Possible Glaciation in Selected Areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada

Edited by Ernest M. Duebendorfer and Eugene I. Smith

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1. The mid-Miocene Wilson Ridge pluton and River Mountains volcanic section, Lake Mead area of Nevada and Arizona: Linking a volcanic and plutonic section
Denise Honn and Eugene I. Smith
2. Late Paleozoic deformation in central and southern Nevada
Pat Cashman, Jim Trexler, Walt Snyder, Vladimir Davydov, and Wanda Taylor
3. Active tectonics of the eastern California shear zone
Kurt L. Frankel, Allen F. Glazner, Eric Kirby, Francis C. Monastero, Michael D. Strane, Michael E. Oskin, Jeffrey R. Unruh, J. Douglas Walker, Sridhar Anandakrishnan, John M. Bartley, Drew S. Coleman, James F. Dolan, Robert C. Finkel, Dave Greene, Andrew Kylander-Clark, Shasta Marrero, Lewis A. Owen, and Fred Phillips
4. Ediacaran and early Cambrian reefs of Esmeralda County, Nevada: Non-congruent communities within congruent ecosystems across the Neoproterozoic-Paleozoic boundary
Stephen M. Rowland, Lynn K. Oliver, and Melissa Hicks
5. Magmatism and tectonics in a tilted crustal section through a continental arc, eastern Transverse Ranges and southern Mojave Desert
Andrew P. Barth, J. Lawford Anderson, Carl E. Jacobson, Scott R. Paterson, and Joseph L. Wooden
6. Cenozoic evolution of the abrupt Colorado Plateau–Basin and Range boundary, northwest Arizona: A tale of three basins, immense lacustrine-evaporite deposits, and the nascent Colorado River
James E. Faulds, Keith A. Howard, and Ernest M. Duebendorfer
7. Interpretation of Pleistocene glaciation in the Spring Mountains of Nevada: Pros and Cons
Jerry Osborn, Matthew Lachniet, and Marvin (Nick) Saines
8. Quaternary volcanism in the San Francisco Volcanic Field: Recent basaltic eruptions that profoundly impacted the northern Arizona landscape and disrupted the lives of nearby residents
S.L. Hanson, W. Duffield, and J. Plescia
9. The Spirit Mountain batholith and Secret Pass Canyon volcanic center: A cross-sectional view of the magmatic architecture of the uppermost crust of an extensional terrain, Colorado River, Nevada-Arizona
Nicholas P. Lang, B.J. Walker, Lily L. Claiborne, Calvin F. Miller, Richard W. Hazlett, and Matthew T. Heizler
10. Devonian carbonate platform of eastern Nevada: Facies, surfaces, cycles, sequences, reefs, and catastrophic Alamo Impact Breccia
John E. Warme, Jared R. Morrow, and Charles A. Sandberg
11. Dinosaurs and dunes! Sedimentology and paleontology of the Mesozoic in the Valley of Fire State Park
Joshua W. Bonde, David J. Varricchio, Frankie D. Jackson, David B. Loope, and Aubrey M. Shirk