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Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits

Alluvium, lake, playa, and terrace deposits; unconsolidated and semi-consolidated. Mostly nonmarine, but includes marine deposits near the coast.
State California
Name Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits
Geologic age Pliocene to Holocene
Primary rock type alluvium
Secondary rock type terrace
Other rock types lake or marine deposit (non-glacial)
Lithologic constituents
Map references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Unit references
Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., and Rogers, T.H., 1977, Geologic map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:750,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1985, An explanatory text to accompany the 1:750,000 scale fault and geologic maps of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 201, 197 p.
Gay, T.E., Jr., and Aune, Q.A., 1958, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Alturas sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Smith, A.R., 1965, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Bakersfield sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Burnett, J.L., and Jennings, C.W., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Chico sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Streitz, Robert, and Stinson, M.C., 1977, Geologic map of California, Death Valley sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Matthews, R.A., and Burnett, J.L., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Fresno sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1961, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Kingman sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Long Beach sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Los Angeles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Mariposa sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Bishop, C.C., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Needles sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Redding sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., and Koenig, J.B., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Sacramento sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Salton Sea sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Bernardino sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Diego-El Centro sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Burnett, J.L., 1961, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Francisco sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Jose sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1959, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Luis Obispo sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Ana sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1959, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Cruz sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., 1959, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Maria sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Koenig, J.B., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Santa Rosa sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., Burnett, J.L., and Troxel, B.W., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Trona sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Jennings, C.W., and Strand, R.G., 1960, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Ukiah sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Koenig, J.B., 1963, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Walker Lake sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Strand, R.G., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Weed sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Lydon, P.A., Gay, T.E., Jr., and Jennings, C.W., 1960, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Westwood sheet, scale 1:250,000.
Saucedo, G.J., and Wagner, D.L., 1992, Geologic map of the Chico quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 7A, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., Jennings, C.W., Bedrossian, T.L., and Bortugno, E.J., 1981, Geologic map of the Sacramento quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 1A, scale 1:250,000.
Bortugno, E.J., and Spittler, T.E., 1986, Geologic map of the San Bernardino quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 3A, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., Bortugno, E.J., and McJunkin, R.D., 1990, Geologic map of the San Francisco-San Jose quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 5A, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., and Saucedo, G.J., 1987, Geologic map of the Weed quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 4A, scale 1:250,000.
Wagner, D.L., and Bortugno, E.J., 1982, Geologic map of the Santa Rosa quadrangle, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map 2A, scale 1:250,000.
Chin, J.L., Morrow, J.R., Ross, C.R., and Clifton, H.E., 1993, Geologic maps of upper Cenozoic deposits in central California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1943, scale 1:250,000.
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