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Quaternary glacial deposits

Glacial till and moraines. Found at high elevations mostly in the Sierra Nevada and Klamath Mountains.
State California
Name Quaternary glacial deposits
Geologic age Pleistocene
Primary rock type glacial drift
Secondary rock type
Other rock types
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.
Burnett, J.L., and Jennings, C.W., 1962, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Chico 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.
Strand, R.G., 1967, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Mariposa 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.
Rogers, T.H., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Bernardino 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.
Fraticelli, L.A., Albers, J.P., Irwin, W.P., and Blake, M.C., Jr., 1987, Geologic map of the Redding 1 X 2 degree quadrangle, Shasta, Tehama, Humboldt, and Trinity Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-257, scale 1:250,000.
Huber, N.K., Bateman, P.C., and Wahrhaftig, Clyde, 1989, Geologic map of Yosemite National Park and vicinity, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1874, scale 1:125,000.
Moore, J.G., and Sisson, T.W., 1987, Preliminary geologic map of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-651, 17 p., scale 1:125,000.
Counties Alpine - Amador - Butte - Del Norte - El Dorado - Fresno - Inyo - Lassen - Madera - Mariposa - Modoc - Mono - Nevada - Placer - Plumas - San Bernardino - Shasta - Sierra - Siskiyou - Tehama - Trinity - Tulare - Tuolumne