Quaternary sand deposits, unit 2 (inland)

Extensive marine and nonmarine sand deposits, generally near the coast or desert playas
State California
Name Quaternary sand deposits, unit 2 (inland)
Geologic age Quaternary
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sand (Eolian, Lacustrine)
Incidental
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital (Lacustrine)
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital
Comments Sand deposits in inland areas, primarily eolian dunes but also including lacustrine sand
References

Jennings, C.W., Strand, R.G., Rogers, T.H., Boylan, R.T., Moar, R.R., and Switzer, R.A., 1977, Geologic Map of California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Geologic Data Map 2, 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.

Streitz, Robert, and Stinson, M.C., 1977, Geologic map of California, Death Valley 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., and Strand, R.G., 1969, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Los Angeles sheet, scale 1:250,000.

Bishop, C.C., 1964, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, Needles 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.

Rogers, T.H., 1966, Geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition, San Jose 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.

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.

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.

Howard, K.A., 2002, Geologic map of the Sheep Hole Mountains 30' x 60' quadrangle, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-2344, scale 1:100,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/mf2344

Stone, Paul, 1990, Preliminary geologic map of the Blythe 30' by 60' quadrangle, California and Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-497, scale 1:100,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr90497

Miller, D.M., Miller, R.J., Nielson, J.E., Wilshire, H.G., Howard, K.A., and Stone, Paul, 1991, Preliminary geologic map of the East Mojave National Scenic Area, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-435, 8 p., scale 1:100,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr91435

Dibblee, T.W., Jr., 1967, Areal geology of the western Mojave Desert, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 522, 153 p., scale 1:125,000.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp522

Hunt, C.B., and Mabey, D.R., 1966, Stratigraphy and structure, Death Valley, California: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 494-A, 162 p.

https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/pp494A

Grose, T.L.T., Saucedo, G.J., and Wagner, D.L., 1990, Geologic map of the Susanville quadrangle, Lassen and Plumas Counties, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, Open-File Report 91-1, 25 p., scale 1:100,000.

Morton, P.K., 1977, Geology and mineral resources of Imperial County, California: California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 7, 104 p., scale 1:125,000.

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Counties Contra Costa - Imperial - Inyo - Kern - Lassen - Los Angeles - Merced - Modoc - Riverside - San Bernardino - Stanislaus