ARCHES NATIONAL PARK

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GEOLOGY

NEVADA U.S.A

 

South 

 

Rock Layers

The

AZTEC SANDSTONE

The

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SALT VALLEY ANTCLINE

The

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WEATHERING & EROSION

The

MUDDY MOUNTAIN OVERTHRUST

The

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FAULTS

The

The Muddy Mountains of the California Wash Fault from Valley Of Fire Highway

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MOAB FAULT

The

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CALIFORNIA WASH 

FAULT

REFEreNCES

HARALD DREWES; The Cordilleran orogenic belt between Nevada and Chihuahua . GSA Bulletin; 89 (5): 641–657.  

V.E. Langenheim, R.C. Jachens, and K.M. Schmidt PRELIMINARY LOCATION AND GEOMETRY OF THE LAS VEGAS VALLEY SHEAR ZONE BASED ON GRAVITY AND AEROMAGNETIC DATA U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY: This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards or with the North American Stratigraphic Code. Any use of trade, firm or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Peter Eichhubl Texas A&M University-Corpus Cristi Texas, Eric Flodin Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne Indiana Brittle Deformation, Fluid Flow, and Diagenesis in Sandstone at Valley of Fire State Pary, Nevada

Geological Society Of America Field Guide 6, 2005 

Paul J. Umhoefer; L. Sue Beard; Melissa A. Lamb

Miocene Tectonics of the Lake Mead Region, Central Basin and Range

Geological Society of America 

Volume 463, June 01, 2010

R. Ernest Anderson U.S. Geological Survey, L. Sue Beard U.S. Geological Survey Geology of the Lake Mead region: An overview

The Geological Society of America Special Paper 463 2010