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Geology of the Tick Canyon Area


Woodcock, John Richard (1953) Geology of the Tick Canyon Area. Master's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/WXER-CZ23.


The eastern part of the Ventura Basin contains great thicknesses of non-marine Tertiary sediments. The lower formations of the Tertiary strata outcrop in the Tick Canyon Area and are described in this report. Emphasis is placed on the description of the Vasquez formation which is the lowest Tertiary unit in the Tick Canyon Area and which contains the only Tertiary lavas found in the East Ventura Basin.

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):
  • Otte, Carel
Defense Date:23 May 1952
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:07022015-144741256
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ID Code:9047
Deposited By: Leslie Granillo
Deposited On:07 Jul 2015 15:34
Last Modified:18 Dec 2020 19:19

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