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Mojave National Reserve

Selected References

Beckerman, G. M., Robinson, J. P., and Anderson, J. L., 1982, The Teutonia Batholith: a large intrusive
complex of Jurassic and Cretaceous age in the eastern Mojave Desert, California: in Mesozoic-Cenozoic Tectonic Evolution of the Colorado River Region, California, Arizona, Nevada: Frost, E. G. and Martin, D. L., editors, San Diego, California: Cordilleran Publishers, p. 205-221.

Bedford, D. R.,Miller, D. M., and Phelps, G. A. , 2009, Surficial geologic map of the Amboy 30' x 60' quadrangle, California and Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey SIM 3109.

Burchfiel, B.C. and Davis, G. A., 1981, Mojave Desert and environs: in The Geotectonic Development of California, Rubey volume I, Ernst, W. G., editor, New York: Prentice Hall, Inc., p. 217-252.

CDWR, 1967, Water Wells and Springs in Soda, Silver and Cronise Valleys. California Department of Water Resources Bulletin No. 91-13. 16 p.

Covington, S., 2003, Mojave National Preserve Geologic Resources Management Issue Scoping Summary: National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division, 12 p. Available on-line at: http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/inventory/publications/s_summaries/MOJA_scoping_summary_20050105.pdf.

Dellinger, D. A., 1988, California's unique geologic history and its role in mineral formation, with emphasis
on the mineral resources of the California Desert Region: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1024,
16 p.

Dohrenwend, J. C., 1990, Cima, California: in Volcanoes of North America, United States and Canada, Wood, C. A. and Kienle, J., editors, Cambridge University Press, p. 240-241.

Dudash, S., 2006, Preliminary Surficial Geologic Map of a Calico Mountains Piedmont and Part of Coyote Lake, Mojave Desert, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1090, 44 p.

Harvey, A. M. and Wells, S. G., 2003, Late Quaternary variations in alluvial fan sedimentologic and geomorphic processes, Soda Lake basin, eastern Mojave Desert, California: Geological Society of America Special Paper v. 368, p. 207-230.

Hewett, D. F., 1954, General geology of the Mojave Desert Region, California: in Geology of Southern California, Jahns, R. H., editor, California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 170, v. II, p. 5-20.

McCurry, M., 1988, Geology and petrology of the Woods Mountains volcanic center, southeaster California: implications for the genesis of peralkaline rhyolite ash flow tuffs: Journal of Geophysical Research, v. 93, no. B12, p. 14,835-14,855.

McCurry, M., Lux, D. R., and Mickus, K. L., 1995, Neogene structural evolution of the Woods Mountains volcanic center, East Mojave National Scenic Area: in Ancient Surfaces of the East Mojave Desert, Reynolds, R. E. and Reynolds, J., editors, Quarterly of San Bernardino County Museum Association, v. 42, no. 3, p. 75-80.

Meek, N., 1989, Geomorphic and hydrologic implications of the rapid incision of Afton Canyon, Mojave Desert, California: Geology, v. 17, no. 1, p. 7-10.

Miller, D. M., Miller, R. J., Nielsen, J. E., Wilshire, H. G., Howard, K. A., and Stone, P., 1991, Preliminary geologic map of the East Mojave National Scenic Area, California, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-0435, 8 p., 1 sheet.

National Park Service, 1999, Mojave National Preserve, California, Water Resources Scoping Report: National Park Service Technical Report NPS/NRWRD/NRTR-99/225, 117 p. Available on-line at: http://www.nature.nps.gov/water/management_plans/moja_final_screen.pdf.

National Park Service, 2005, Mojave National Preserve, California, Geology Field Notes website. Available on-line at: http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/parks/moja/index.cfm.

Norris, R. M. and Webb, R. W., 1990, Geology of California, 2nd Edition: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., p. 220-249.

Presch, W., 1995, Natural history notes; East Mojave Desert (Granite, New York and Providence mountains, Kelso Dunes, Mid Hills, and Hole-in-the-Wall: in Ancient surfaces of the East Mojave Desert, Reynolds, R. E. and Reynolds, J., Quarterly of San Bernardino Country Museum Association, v. 42, no. 3, p. 43-46.

Reheis, M. C. and Redwine, J. L., 2008, Lake Manix shorelines and Afton Canyon terraces: Implications for incision of Afton Canyon: Geological Society of America Special Papers, v. 439, p. 227-259.

Reynolds, R. E., Miller, D., Nielson, J. E., McCurry, M., 1995, Field trip guide: Ancient Surfaces of the East Mojave Desert: in Ancient surfaces of the East Mojave Desert, Reynolds, R. E. and Reynolds, J., editors: Quarterly of San Bernardino County Museum Association, v. 42, no. 3, , p. 5-26.

Reynolds, R. E., Hunt, R., and Albright, B., 1995b, Rhinoceros in Lanfair Valley: in Ancient surfaces of the East Mojave Desert, Reynolds, R. E. and Reynolds, J., editors: Quarterly of San Bernardino County Museum Association, v. 42, no. 3, p. 107-110.

Stoffer, P. W., 2004, Desert Landforms and Surface Processes in the Mojave National Preserve and Vicinity: U.S. Geological Survey, Open-File Report 2004-1007, 18 p. Available on-line at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1007/.

Stone, P., Howard, K. A., and Hamilton, W., 1983, Correlation of metamorphosed Paleozoic strata of the southeastern Mojave Desert region, California and Arizona: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 94, no. 10, p. 1135-1147.

Theodore, T. G.,Hodges, C .A.,Tosdal, R. M.,Miller, D. M.,Wooden, J. L.,Conway, C .M. ,Haxel, G .B.,Rytuba, J. J., Dohrenwend, J. C.,Hendricks, J. D., Duval, J. S., Kingston, M. J., Simpson, S. L.,Power, M. S. and Nowlan, G. A., 2007, Geology and mineral resources of the East Mojave National Scenic Area, San Bernardino County, California: U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 2160, scale 1:125000. Available on-line at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/bul/b2160/.

USDA, [2010], Yucca brevifolia Engelm. (Joshua tree): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database. Available on-line at: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=YUBR.

USDA, [2010b], Larrea tridentata (DC.) Coville (creosote bush): U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service Plants Database. Available on-line at: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=LATR2.

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