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Geology of the Whittier Hills, California


Ericson, David Barnard (1933) Geology of the Whittier Hills, California. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology.


The area of 16.3 square miles described in this thesis lies to the northeast of the town of Whittier in the southeast corner of Los Angeles County, California.

It is bounded by the Alluvium which surrounds the area on all sides except in La Habra Canyon where Hudson Road has been taken as the boundary. The Form thus outlined is somewhat elongated in a northwest-southeast direction. Its maximum length is about six and a half miles.

Item Type:Thesis (Master'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):
  • Maxson, John H.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1933
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:01202010-112317409
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:5532
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:20 Jan 2010 21:58
Last Modified:27 Oct 2017 22:26

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