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Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California

Jennifer W Harden

Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section in [Reston, Va.?], Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soils -- California -- Merced River Valley -- Age,
  • Soil formation -- California -- Merced River Valley,
  • Granite -- California -- Merced River Valley,
  • Alluvium -- California -- Merced River Valley,
  • Geology -- California -- Merced River Valley,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.W. Harden
    SeriesSoil chronosequences in the western United States, U.S. Geological Survey bulletin -- 1590-A, Geological Survey bulletin
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 65 p. :
    Number of Pages65
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15415036M
    LC Control Number86600047

    MERCED LAKE AND ITS ENVIRONMENT. The Upper Merced Canyon, in which Merced Lake is situated, may well be termed a lesser Yosemite, still unfinished. Like the main Yosemite Valley it is broadly U-shaped and has imposing walls of granite and waterfalls that leap down from lofty side valleys, but its floor is for the most part still unmade. HISTORIC STONE QUARRIES AS RURAL CULTURAL LANDSCAPES: AN EXAMPLE FROM SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. J. Charles Whatford. Anthropological Studies Center Foundation Center, Bldg. Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, California ABSTRACT. Rapid urban development created a demand for millions of cut stones to pave the streets of. THE STRUCTURAL AND METAMORPHIC HISTORY OF THE OAKHURST ROOF PENDANT, MARIPOSA AND MADERA COUNTIES, CALIFORNIA. by. LEE R. RUSSELL, B.A. A THESIS IN GEOLOOY. Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Texas Tech University in Partial Fulfillment of the. Requ~rements. Degree of. MASTER OF SCIENCE. Director December, ~Author: Lee R Russell. Soil development along elevational transects on granite, andesitic lahar and basalt in the western Sierra Nevada, California R.A. Dahlgren (1), C. Rasmussen (2), and R.J. Southard (1) (1) Dept. Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, CA USA, (2) Dept. Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson.


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Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California by Jennifer W Harden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California. (Soil chronosequences in the Western United States) (U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin A) Bibliography: p. AA26 Supt. of Docs. No.: I A 1. Soils California Merced River valley. Soil Cited California book Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J W Harden; Geological Survey (U.S.).

Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: J W.

The item Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California, by J.W. Harden represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University.

Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California, by J.W. Harden represents a specific, individual, material. Soils in granitic alluvium in humid and semiarid climates along Rock Creek, Carbon County, Montana.

(Soil chronosequences in the Western United States) (U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin D) Bibliography Supt. of Docs.

No.: I D 1. Soils Montana Rock Creek Valley (Carbon County). by: East Fifth Street | Greenville, NC USA | | Contact WebmasterContact Webmaster. The soils are developed in glaciogenic, granitic alluvium which was derived from the Sierra Nevada to the east and was deposited by the Merced River.

Periods of Quaternary alluvial sedimentation and ter- race construction probably correspond to late stages of glacial episodes (MARCHAND and ALLWARDT, ; HARDEN, ).Cited by: Soil sample depths, parent materials and major element bulk chemistry are included in Table developed on three glacial moraines, representing three glacial advances (Tioga, Tahoe and pre-Tahoe), were sampled and are considered to represent a soil chronosequence (Jenny, ).These three lateral moraines are located on the south side of the Hetch-Hetchy Valley, east of Harden Lake, and Cited by: This well‐developed soil is derived from granodioritic alluvium, originating from the Sierra Nevada Mountains in central California (Riverbank Formation).

It is found on minimally eroded terraces and fans, so that the soil age reflects the depositional age of the starting alluvium (∼10 5 years old [ Harden,and references therein]).Cited by: Find the best Quarries, around Merced,CA and get detailed driving directions with road conditions, live traffic updates, and reviews of local business along the way.

Developed on alluvial fans. Near lake in middle of valley: Capay Fine, smectitic, thermic Typic Haploxererts, near lake, on clay-rich alluvium. Capay soils are on alluvial fans, alluvial flats, interfan basins and basin rims. Have slickensides.

Clear Lake clays Fine, smectitic, thermic Xeric Endoaquerts. Also at I Size: 50KB. Title: Soil Survey of the Merced Area, California () Author: USDA Subject: Soils Keywords: Soil Survey Merced California Created Date: 4/27/ PM.

Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits (Pleistocene to Holocene) at surface, covers 54 % of this area. Alluvium, lake, playa, and terrace deposits; unconsolidated and semi-consolidated. Mostly nonmarine, but includes marine deposits California book the coast.

The formation lies in a broad channel and is thickest in the thalweg near Atlantic City where it is nearly m ( ft) thick. The base of the formation rises rapidly to the south and north of this channel axis.

In downdip areas near Belleplain State Forest, the Cohansey contains marginal marine and shelfal facies. The modern weathering profiles selected for the present study were Santa Cruz chronosequence (SCTs 1 5, White et al., ; and Riverbank formation (White et al., ) developed on granitic rocks. Mineral weathering rates are determined for a series of soils ranging in age from – Ky developed on alluvial terraces near Merced in the Central Valley of California.

Harden JW () Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California. US Geological Survey Bulletin A. Harrison JBJ, Yaalon DH () Functions are not always what they appear to be: a comment on “Soils developed in late Pleistocene till, Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming” by T.J.

McCahon and L.C. Munn. Soil ScienceCited by: 7. Soil in Merced on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for the best Soil Testing in Merced, CA.

Geology and Soils University District Specific Plan City of San Marcos Draft EIR July Soils The project site is located in the Peninsular Ranges geomorphic province of southern California, which is characterized by granitic crystalline rocks of the Cretaceous-age southern California batholith.

Based on. The Ophir series consists of very deep, somewhat poorly drained soils that formed in alluvium derived from granitic rocks.

Ophir soils are on alluvial fans. Slopes are 0 to 8 percent. The mean annual precipitation is about mm and the mean annual temperature is about 9 degrees C.

These soils formed in alluvium derived from granitic rocks. lying areas of the City. Younger alluvium is divided into river floodplain deposits (washed in from the northeast as sand, gravel and silt), and tidal flat/lagoonal type deposits that lie in the gaps (finer grained silts and clays).

Peat and organic soils are found within the younger alluvium up to about 25 feet (average 5 to 10 feet thick).File Size: 2MB. Alluvial Soil The role of Alluvial Soil in the Vineyard.

Valley floors and the bases of hills have significant alluvium. Alluvium is the actual debris that accumulates to form alluvial soils. Because a lot of organic material is carried by water, these soils are usually quite fertile. An example is shown in Figurewhich compares the uranogenic and thorogenic Pb-isotope compositions of primary alumino-silicate minerals separated from soils developed on granitoid alluvium near Merced, California (Bullen et al., ).

Because feldspars incorporate Pb but do not have lattice positions for U and Th, they have relatively. Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California Some deep wells near the Atlantic coast in Virginia and the Carolinas Source rocks in a sequence stratigraphic framework.

Undoubtedly, the most significant aspect of chemical weathering resulting from this instability is the formation of soils which makes life possible on the surface of the earth.

Many soil macronutrients in this “critical zone” are directly related to the rate at which primary minerals weather (Huntington, ; Chadwick et al., ).Cited by:   12 Soil Orders - SS Description.

Test 2. Total Cards. Subject. moderately well-drained soils-formed in alluvium from mixed but mostly granitic rock, low terrace-Bqm (cemented durapan) Ap. Bqm (cemented silica) Term. Spodosols: Definition. soils with humus under sand-highly weathered soils developed in sandy, acidic PM's under.

This petrographic and chemical study is based on reconnaissance sampling of granitic and related gneissic rock in the California Coast and Transverse Ranges. In the Coast Ranges, granitic rocks are restricted to an elongate belt, the Salinian block, between the San Andreas and Sur-Nacimiento fault zones.

These rocks have a considerable compositional range, but are dominantly quartz monzonite. BRIEF HISTORY OF DISCOVERY AND GEOLOGIC INVESTIGATIONS.

The Yosemite Valley was discovered by William Penn Abrams inbut it first became well known when it was rediscovered in by the Mariposa Battalion, under the leadership of Major James D.

Savage, while pursuing the Indian tribe called the "U-zu-ma-ti" (meaning "grizzly bear"), led by Chief Tenaya. Acidic water from a copper-mining area has contaminated an alluvial aquifer and stream near Globe, Arizona.

The most contaminated groundwater has a pH ofand contains about mmol/1 SO4, 50 mmol/1 Fe, 11 mmol/1 Al and 3 mmol/1 Cu. Reactions between alluvium and acidic groundwater were first evaluated in laboratory column experiments.

A geochemical model was developed and used in Cited by: Full text of "Geologic guide to the Merced Canyon and Yosemite Valley, California: with road logs from Hayward through Yosemite Valley, via Tracy, Patterson, Turlock and Merced Falls" See other formats.

The Merced Formation lies within the Westside basin on the peninsula and within the Eastern San Gregorio basin in the offshore. The bedrock in this area is the Franciscan Formation and it slopes westward beneath the Pacific.

The Merced Formation overlies the Franciscan and thickens from the middle of the peninsula to the west beneath the ocean. Taylor H. () Water/rock interaction and the origin of H2O in granitic batholiths.

Journal of the Geological Society of LondonGoogle ScholarCited by: The granitic igneous rocks that make up the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California and Nevada are _____.

False Concordant plutons cut across existing structures while discordant plutons are parallel to. Harden JW () Soils developed in granitic alluvium near Merced, California. US Geological Survey Bulletin A. Harrison JBJ, Yaalon DH () Functions are not always what they appear to be: a comment on "Soils developed in late Pleistocene till, Medicine Bow Mountains, Wyoming" by T.J.

McCahon and L. Munn. Marine Chemistry 64 7– Sediment chronology in San Francisco Bay, California, defined by Pb, Th, Cs, and ,Pu C.C. Fuller a,), A. van Geen a,1, M. Baskaran b, R. Anima a a Water Resources Di˝ision, U.S. Geological Sur˝ey, Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, CAUSA b College of Geoscience and Maritime Studies, Texas A&M Uni˝ersity, Gal˝eston, TXUSA.

Alluvium Terraces Colluvium Gray drift Residuum over bedrock Water Generalized Quaternary Geology Geology and Soils Rochester Plateau Streams Peat/bogs Alluvial soils Poorly-drained soils Well-drained soils Steep, stony, rocky land Mines and/or dumps Generalized Soils Inodel Minnesota Archaeological Predictive Model 16 Km.

California (Hoover, ), they are still abundant in various local regions (Holland and Jain, ; Holland, ). This is the case in the Chico area where they are frequently located in Pleistocene-age alluvium on river terraces and on Pliocene-age Tuscan Formation lahars.

out of 5 stars Tertiary Gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California. Reviewed in the United States on Verified Purchase. THE reference for the gold-bearing Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevadas that produced so much of the placer gold during the California Gold Rush.

Read more/5(7). Alluvium Terraces Ground moraine Stagnation moraine End moraine Glacial lake sediment (silt/fine sand) OUtwash Red drift Gray drift Residuum over bedrock Generalized Quaternary Geology Geology and Soils St.

Croix Moraines and Outwash Plains Streams Marsh Peat/bogs Alluvial soils Poorly-drained soils Well-drained soils Steep, stony, rocky land. Alluvial fans and near-surface subsidence in western Fresno County, California,Geological Survey Professional Paper, PA.

[William B. Bull] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Quaternary (Holocene) alluvium in narrow valleys, small basins, and adjacent to the edges of basins.

65 89 Qal, thin, west LA Quaternary (Holocene) alluvium in part of west Los Angeles. 41 45 Qal, coarse Quaternary (Holocene) alluvium near fronts of high, steep mountain ranges and in major channels.Geology California.

In the coastal San Francisco Bay Area of California the Merced Formation was deposited in a small sedimentary basin that formed along the San Andreas Fault during the last two million years during the Pliocene age of the Neogene period, in the Cenozoic Era.

: "San Andreas Fault and Coastal Geology, from Half Moon Bay to Fort Funston: Crustal Motion, Climate Country: United States.Solar Radiation Levels in Merced. The city of Merced (California) has an average annual solar radiation value of kilowatt hours per square meter per day (kWh/m2/day).

Compare Merced values to both low and high values in the U.S. overall: [] Average monthly solar radition in Merced is 12% lower than an example high average monthly solar radiation in NV.