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Geology of a part of Seminole quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California


Kupfer, Donald Harry and Varnes, David Joseph (1940) Geology of a part of Seminole quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California. Bachelor's thesis, California Institute of Technology.


A small area in the Central Santa Monica Mountains was mapped. Two formations, a series of interbedded basalts and pyroelastics of Topanga age and some Modelo shales and sandstones, were mapped and an angular unconformity was found between them. The region is one of broad folds with axes trending generally east-west.

Item Type:Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Geology
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Geological and Planetary Sciences
Major Option:Geology
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Bode, Francis D.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1940
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:12212009-094211744
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ID Code:5463
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:11 Jan 2010 20:35
Last Modified:23 Nov 2016 00:11

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