Quaternary climates: Geologic history of Lake Lahontan
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Published by Carnegie Institution of Washington in Washington .
Written in English


  • 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.
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Paginationv, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
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Open LibraryOL17766817M

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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. J. 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. Dr. 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. J. MACDOUGAL (Editor), Safton Sea-Carnegie Inst. Wash. Publ., JONES.