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Selected References

Dewes, H., 1958, Structural geology of the Southern Snake Range, Nevada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 69, p. 221-240.

Dewes, H. and Palmer, A. R., 1957, Cambrian rocks of the Southern Snake Range, Nevada: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 41, p. 104-120.

Harris, A. G., Tuttle, E., and Tuttle, S. D., 1997 ,Great Basin National Park: in Geology of National Parks, 5th Edition: Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, p. 571-584.

Hastings, J. B., 1921, Mount Wheeler and Lehman Cave, White Pine County, Nevada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 32, p. 1-69.

Hintze, L. F., 1951, Lower Ordovician detailed stratigraphic sections for western Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Bulletin, no. 39, 99 p.

Miller, E. L., Gans, P. B., and Lee, J., 1987, The Snake Range decollement, eastern Nevada: in Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Hill, M. L., editor, Centennial Field Guide Volume 1, p. 77-82.

Moore, G. W., 1954, Speleothems in Nevada and California: The News (The National Speleological Society), v. 12, no. 6, p. 7.

National Park Service, 2005, Great Basin National Park, Nevada, Geology Field Notes: National Park Service website. Available on-line at: http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/grba/index.cfm.

National Park Service, 2009, Cave Geology in Depth: Great Basin National Park website. Available on-line at: http://home.nps.gov/grba/naturescience/cave-geology-in-depth.htm.

National Park Service, [2010], Lehman Caves Dimensions: Great Basin National Park website. Available on-line at: http://home.nps.gov/grba/naturescience/lehman-caves-dimensions.htm; with map (no scale):
http://home.nps.gov/grba/naturescience/upload/Lehman%20Cave%20Map.pdf.

National Park Service, [2010b], Lehman Caves Discovery: Great Basin National Park website. Available on-line at: http://www.nps.gov/grba/historyculture/lehman-caves-discovery.htm.

National Parks Conservation Association, 2009, Great Basin National Park, A Resource Assessment: Washington, DC: National Parks Conservation Association, State of the Parks Report Summary, 40 p. Available on-line at: http://www.npca.org/stateoftheparks/great_basin/GRBA-Web.pdf.

Poole, F. G., Elrick, M., Tucker, R. E., Harris, R. N., Oliver, H. W., and Johnson, E .A., 1988, Mineral resources of the Goshute Canyon Wilderness Study Area, Elko and White Pine Counties, Nevada: in Mineral resources of wilderness study areas; northeastern Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin, 1725-E, p. E1-E13, (includes a geologic map, scale 1:31,680).

USDA, [2010], Pinus monophylla Torr. & Frém. (singleleaf pinyon): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resorces Conservation Service, Plants Database: Available on-line at: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PIMO.

USDA, [2010b], Pinus longaeva D. K. Bailey (Great Basin bristlecone pine): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Plants Database: Available on-line at: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=PILO.

Shelford, V. E., 1963, Chapter 10, Cold desert and semidesert communities: in The Ecology of North America: Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, p. 260-281.

Unrau, H. D., 1990, Basin and Range - A History of Great Basin National Park, Nevada: Denver, Colorado: National Park Service, 690 p.

Van Hoesen, J. G., 2001, A preliminary assessment of the glacial geology and geomorphology of Great Basin National Park, east-central Nevada: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Pacific Section Guidebook, v. 78, p. 429.

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