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Quaternary climates: Geologic history of Lake Lahontan

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Published by Carnegie Institution of Washington in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleoclimatology.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary.

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    Statementby J. Claude Jones; On the Pleistocene history of the Great Basin, by Ernst Antevs; The big tree as a climatic measure, by Ernst Antevs; Tree growth and climatic interpretations, by Ellsworth Huntington.
    SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington. Publication -- no. 352., Carnegie Institution of Washington publication -- 352.
    ContributionsJones, J. Claude, 1877-1932., Antevs, Ernst, 1888-, Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17766817M

    Outlines of geologic history, with especial reference to North America; a series of essays involving a discussion of geologic correlation presented before section E of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Baltimore, December, Quaternary climates: Geologic history of lake Lahontan, View Metadata. By: Jones, J. Mono Lake (/ ˈ m oʊ n oʊ / MOH-noh) is a saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least , years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. These salts also make the lake water alkaline.

    Some stages in the geologic history of the Channel Island region, southern California: Geologic Society of America Bulletin , p. Clements, T., and Emery, K.O., , Seismic activity and topography of the sea floor off southern California: Seismological Society of . Geologic history []. Lake Bonneville began to rise from elevations similar to those of modern Great Salt Lake ab years ago. During its transgressive phase in the closed basin, lake level oscillated because of changes in climate but the lake gradually rose until ab years ago when it reached its highest elevation, marked by the Bonneville shoreline.

    Pre-Quaternary Climates Past CO 2 levels have been much higher than the present day value (~ ppm). Temperature records also confirm much warmer periods of time, as well as periods of rapid temperature change. Estimates of pre-ice core (later than about 1 million years ago) CO 2 levels are determined from three general methods that are more. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian.


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Get this from a library. Quaternary climates: geologic history of Lake Lahontan. [J Claude Jones; Ernst Antevs; Ellsworth Huntington;]. Quaternary Climates: Geologic History of Lake Lahontan, On the Pleistocene History of the Great Basin, The Big tree as a Climatic Measure, Tree Growth and Climatic Interpretations on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Quaternary Climates: Geologic History of Lake Lahontan, On the Pleistocene History of the Great BasinManufacturer: Carnegie Institution of Washington. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Quaternary climates. Washington, Carnegie institution of Washington, (DLC) (OCoLC) Lake Bonneville was the largest Late Pleistocene paleolake in the Great Basin of western North America.

The Western Interior Seaway preceded Lake Bonneville. Lake Bonneville was a pluvial lake that formed in response to an increase in precipitation and a decrease in evaporation as a result of cooler temperatures.

Lake Bonneville covered much of what is now western Utah and at its highest level Coordinates: 40°30′N °15′W /. The Nevada Test and Training Range (NTTR) is the largest U.S.

Air Force training facility of its kind in the United States. It is located in southern Nevada and is administered by the 98th Range Wing at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB) (Fig.

1).Whereas Nellis AFB, located on the northeast side of the city of Las Vegas, provides base support for personnel and aircraft, km 2 NTTR provides. Quaternary climates: Geologic history of lake Lahontan, (Washington: The Carnegie institution of Washington, ), by Ellsworth Huntington, Ernst Antevs.

Lake Lahontan achieved its m highstand elevation by ∼13, 14 C yr B.P. and receded to m by ∼13, 14C yr B.P. Calculations, based on measured carbonate-accumulation rates, of the. Huntington, Ellsworth, Quaternary climates: Geologic history of lake Lahontan, (Washington: The Carnegie institution of Washington, ), also by Ernst Antevs and J.

Claude Jones (page images at HathiTrust) Huntington, Ellsworth, Railroads in Asia Minor / ([New York, ]) (page images at HathiTrust). Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 76 (): Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam Printed in The Netherlands Quaternary palaeolakes in the evolution of semidesert basins, with special emphasis on Lake Bonneville and the Great Basin, U.S.A.

DONALD R. CURREY Limneoteetonics Laboratory, Department of Geok~raphy, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. Late-Quaternary geologic and climatic history of Searles Lake, southeastern California to 13, years ago Lake Lahontan and possibly Lake Bonneville rose to their maximum levels close to.

The Laguna de Babícora occupies a graben of approximately km 2 at m above sea level. This plain is surrounded by mountains ranging in altitude from m to approximately m above sea level ().These mountains contain Miocene-Pliocene rhyolitic rocks at their base interspersed with andesites and ignimbrites, which are capped by Pliocene-Pleistocene rhyolitic tuffs and basaltic.

Lake-size variations in the Lahontan and Bonneville basins betw and 14 C yr B.P. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecol 19– CrossRef Google Scholar Bills, B.G. and D.R. Currey Quaternary Climates. Claude Jones, "Geologic History of Lake Lahontan; Ernst Antevs, "On the Pleistocene History of the Great Basin"; Ernst Antevs, reached by Jones that Lake Lahontan had its beginning between and years sity of New Zealand.

Brown's book reviews all of the evidence hitherto published. As documented throughout this book there is a voluminous amount of data concerning Pleistocene climatic parameters in the Northern Hemisphere but, other than the Australian studies, a general paucity of data from the Southern Hemisphere.

the Salton Sink. In: D. MACDOUGAL (Editor), Safton Sea-Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ., JONES. Global maps of lake-level fluctuations si yr B.P. Quaternary Resea 83– CrossRef Google Scholar Street-Perrott, F.A.

and S.P. Harrison In the Pleistocene existed Lake Bonneville, Lake Lahontan and many other lakes in the present desert states of south-western North America. In Asia, the summer monsoon was weaker than today, but never the less there can still be found evidence of the existence of large lakes in the continent's interior during some periods of the past.

Glacier Formation and Movement. Glaciers form when accumulating snow compresses into firn and eventually turns into ice. In some cases, perennial snow accumulates on the ground and lasts all year. This makes a snow field and not a glacier since it is a thin accumulation of snow.

Snow and glacial ice actually have a fair amount of void space (porosity) that traps air. William McCoy’s primary research concerns Quaternary geomorphology and stratigraphy. He has worked on the chronology of alpine glaciation and lake-level changes in the western United States.

That work resulted in an aminostratigraphic framework for the exposed records of Pleistocene Lakes Bonneville and Lahontan. MORRISON, ROGER Stratigraphy of Lake Lahontan and associated Quaternary Deposits in the Carson Desert Area near Fallon, Nevada (abstract).

Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, Vol. 63, p. New York. Beach ridges constructed by pluvial Lake Clover in Elko County, Nevada during the Late Pleistocene were investigated with ground-penetrating radar (GPR).

The primary objective was to document the internal architecture of these shorelines and to evaluate whether they were constructed during lake rise or fall. GPR data were collected with a ground-coupled Mhz antenna and SIR controller.

Isostatic rebound, active faulting, and potential geomorphic effects in the Lake Lahontan basin, Nevada and California. Geological Society of America Bulletin (12) Agee, J.K. Fire history along an elevational gradient in the Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon.

Northwest Science Agterberg, F.P. and Banerjee, I., Additionally, this book shows how different groups of fossils are used in interpreting the paleontological record of lakes. In order to illustrate the more synthetic approaches to interpreting the history of lakes, the author also discusses such special topics as lake-level history, lake evolution, and the impact of environmental change on lakes.Lake Bonneville: A Scientific Update showcases new information and interpretations about this important lake in the North American Great Basin, presenting a relatively complete summary of the evolving scientific ideas about the Pleistocene lake.

A comprehensive book on Lake Bonneville has not been published since the masterpiece of G.K. Gilbert in