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Selected References

Barth, A. P., Anderson, J. L., Jacobson, C. E., Paterson, S. R., and Wooden, J. L., 2008, Magmatism and tectonics in a tilted crustal section through a continental arc, eastern Transverse Ranges and southern Mojave Desert: Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America Field Guides, v. 11, p. 101-117.

Barth, A. P., Coleman, D. S. Fleck, R. J, Paterson, S. R., Wilson, J. S., Wooden, J. L., and Anderson, J. L., 2004, Geology of Joshua Tree National Park: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 36, no. 5, p. 231.

Behr, W. M., Rood, D. H., Fletcher, K. E., Guzman, N., Finkel, R., Hanks, T. C., Hudnut, K. W., Kendrick, K. J., Platt, J. P., Sharp, W. D. Weldon R., J., and Yule, J. D., 2010, Uncertainties in slip-rate estimates for the Mission Creek strand of the southern San Andreas fault at Biskra Palms Oasis, southern California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 122, p. 1360-1377.

Best, M. G., 1982, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology: New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, p. 115.

Black, G. F., 1980, Status of the desert pupfish Cyprinodon macularius (Baird and Girard), in California: State of California, Department of Fish and Game, Inland Fisheries Endangered Species Program, Special Publication 80-1, 29 p.

Coachella Valley Preserve, 2009, Coachella Valley Preserve, Visitor Access and Opportunities (website).

Chronic, H., 1986, Joshua Tree National Monument: in Pages of Stone, Geology of Western National Parks & Monuments; v. 3: The Desert Southwest: Seattle, Washington: The Mountaineers, p. 108-117.

Covington, S., 2003, Joshua Tree National Park, Geologic Resources Management Issues Scoping Summary: National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, 11 p.

Darton, H. H., 1933, Guidebook of the Western United States, Part F. Southern Pacific Lines, New Orleans to Los Angeles: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 845 (website).

Dibblee, T. W., 1954, Geology of the Imperial Valley region: in Geology of Southern California: San Francisco, California: California Division of Mines Bulletin v. 170, Chapter 2, p. 21-28.

Dibblee, T. W. and Milch, J. A., 2008, Geologic map of the Thousand Palms & Lost Horse Mountain 15 minute quadrangles, Riverside County, California: Santa Barbara, California: Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Dibblee Geology Center map no DF-372, map scale 1:62,500.

Fumal, T. E., Rymer, M. J., and Seitz, G. G., 2002, Timing of large earthquakes since AD 800 on the Mission Creek strand of the San Andreas fault zone at Thousand Palms Oasis, near Palm Springs, California: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, v. 92, p. 2841-2860.

Gilbert, G. K., 1904, Domes and Dome Structure of the High Sierra: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 15, p. 29-36.

Guzman, N. E., 2010, Geology and geomorphology of the intersecting Mission Creek and Banning fault strands of the San Andreas fault: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 42, no. 4, p. 94.

Hickman, P. P., 1977, Joshua Tree - Country Nodes, An Anthropological Evaluation of William Keys' Desert Queen Ranch, Joshua Tree National Monument: Washington, D.C: National Park Service, Cultural Resources Management Division and Tucson, Arizona, Western Archeological Center Publications in Anthropology No. 7(website).

Howard, J. L., 1992, Washingtonia filifera (California fan palm). In: Fire Effects Information System, [Online]: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fire Sciences Laboratory (Producer, 2010).

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, 2 map sheets.

Krist, J., 1995, Day hikes in Joshua Tree National Park: in 50 Best Short Hikes In California Deserts In and Around Death Valley, Joshua Tree and Mojave: Berkeley, California: Wilderness Press, p. 87-132.

Matthews, R. F. 1994. Fouquieria splendens (ocotillo). In: Fire Effects Information System (website [2010]): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service,

Matti, J. C., Wooden, J. L., and Powell, R. E., 1994, Late Cretaceous plutonic and metamorphic complex in the Little San Bernardino Mountains, southern California: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v. 26, no. 2, p. 70-71.

Matti, J. C., and Morton, D. M., 1993, Paleogeographic evolution of the San Andreas fault in southern California: a reconstruction based on a new cross-fault correlation, in Powell, R. E., Weldon, R. J., II, and Matti, J. C., editors., The San Andreas fault system: displacement, palinspastic reconstruction, and geologic evolution: Geological Society of America Memoir 178, p. 107-137.

Philibosian, B., Fumal, T. E., Weldon, R. J., II, Kendrick, K., Scharer, K. M., Bemis, S. P., Burgette, R. J., Wisely, B. A., 2009, Photomosaics and logs of trenches on the San Andreas Fault near Coachella, California: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report Report: OF 2009-1039, 2 sheets.

Powell, C. L., II, 1985, Bivalve molluscan paleoecology of northern exposures of the marine Neogene Imperial Formation in Riverside County, California: Western Society of Malacologists Annual Report, v. 17, p. 29-32.

Sylvester, A. G. and Smith, R. R., 1987, Structure section in Painted Canyon, Mecca Hills, southern California: in Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America, Hill, M. L., editor, Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America Centennial Field Guide Volume 1, p. 103-108.

Trent, D. D., 1998, Geology of the Joshua Tree National Monument, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties: California Geology, September/October 1998, p. 3-16.

Trent, D. D., 1998, Mines in Joshua Tree National Monument, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties: California Geology, September/October 1998, p. 17.

Trent, D. D., 1997, Chapter 45, Joshua Tree National Park: in Geology of National Parks, 5th Edition, Harris, A G., Tuttle E., and Tuttle, S. D., editors, Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, p. 592-609.

Trent, D. D. and Hazlett, R. W., 2002, Joshua Tree National Park Geology: Joshua Tree National Park Association, 64 p.

USDA, [2010], Yucca brevifolia Engelm. (Joshua tree): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database.

USDA, [2010b], Psorothamnus spinosus (A. Gray) Barneby (smoketree): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database.

USDA, [2010c], Prosopis glandulosa Torr. var. torreyana (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst. ( western honey mesquite): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database.

USDA, [2010d], Fouquieria splendens Engelm. (ocotillo): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database.

USDA, [2010e], Cylindropuntia bigelovii (Engelm.) F. M. Knuth (teddybear cholla): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database.

Wooden, J. L., Fleck, R. J., Matti, J. C., Powell, R. E., and Barth, A. P., 2001, Late Cretaceous intrusive migmatites of the Little San Bernardino Mountains, southern California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Cordilleran Section - 97th Annual Meeting (April 9-11, 2001) abstract.

Woodward, G. D., 1974, Redefinition of Cenozoic stratigraphic column in Split Mountain Gorge, Imperial Valley, California: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 58, no. 3, p. 521-539.

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