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Lake Mead National Recreation Area Geologic Map List

Source of geologic mapping used for compilation of Lake Mead National Recreation Area 1:100,000 digital geologic map. This list was compiled for the northern LMNRA region only. Some maps included in this list are unpublished, but may be available from the author. Some are no longer in print.

Anderson, E., unpublished, Preliminary geologic map of the Callville Bay quadrangle, Nevada: scale 1:24,000.

Anderson, E., unpublished, Preliminary geologic map of the Henderson and Boulder Beach quadrangles, Nevada: scale 1:24,000.

Bales, J.T., and Laney, R.L., 1992, Geohydrologic reconnaissance of Lake Mead National Recreation Area of Virgin River, Nevada, to Grand Wash Cliffs, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4185, 29 p., 1 pl., scale 1:62,500.

Bell, J.W., and Smith, E.I., 1980, Geologic map of the Henderson quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 67, scale 1:24,000.

Bohannon, R.G., 1977, Preliminary geologic map and sections of White Basin and Bitter Springs Valley, Muddy Mountains, Clark County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-922, scale 1:25,000.

Bohannon, R.G., 1983, Geologic map, tectonic map and structure sections of the Muddy and northern Black Mountains, Clark County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series I-1406, scale 1:62,500.

Brady, R., unpublished, Geologic mapping Of the Azure Ridge and Wheeler Ridge area, Mohave County, Arizona, and Clark County, Nevada: Ph.D. in progress, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, scale 1:100,000.

Brenner-Tourtelot, E.F., 1979, Geologic map of the lithium-bearing rocks in parts of the Frenchman Mountain and Henderson quadrangles, Clark County, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1079, scale 1:24,000.

Cakir, M., 1990, Deformation around the intersection of the Las Vegas shear zone and the Lake Mead fault system, SE Nevada: West Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University, M.S. thesis, 91 p., map pl., scale 1:24,000.

Cascadden, T.E., 1991, Style of volcanism and extensional tectonics in the eastern Basin and Range province: Northern Mohave County, Arizona: Las Vegas, University of Nevada, M.S. thesis, 156 p., 2 pl., scale 1:24,000, 1:62,500.

Duebendorfer, E.M., in progress, Preliminary geologic map of the Government Wash quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology map, scale 1:24,000.

Eschner, E., 1989, Geologic map of the Arch Mountain area, Mohave County, Arizona: M.S. thesis map, scale 1:24,000.

Feuerbach, D.L., 1986, Geology of the Wilson Ridge pluton; a mid-Miocene quartz monzonite intrusion in the northern Black Mountains, Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada: Las Vegas, University of Nevada, M.S. thesis, 79 p.

Fryxell, J., Salton, G., Silverstone, J., and Wernicke, B., 1992, Gold Butte crustal section, South Virgin Mountains, Nevada: Tectonics, v. 11, p. 1099-1120, 1 pl., scale ~1:59,100 (1:62500 on original).

Huntoon, P.W., Billingsley, G.H. Jr., Clark, M.D., 1982 Geologic Map of the Lower Granite Gorge and vicinity, western Grand Canyon, Arizona: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, Grand Canyon, Arizona, scale 1:48,000.

Laney, R.L., 1979, Geohydrologic reconnaissance of Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Hoover Dam to Temple Bar, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 79-689, scale 1:62,500.

Longwell, C.R., 1963, Reconnaissance geology between Lake Mead and Davis Dam, Arizona-Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 374-E, 51 p., 1 pl., scale 1:125,000.

Lucchitta, I., 1966, Cenozoic geology of the upper Lake Mead area adjacent to the Grand Wash Cliffs, Arizona: University Park, Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D. dissertation, 218 p., scale 1:63,360.

Mills, Jr., J.G., 1994, Geologic map of the Hoover Dam quadrangle, Arizona and Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 102, scale 1:24,000.

Naumann, T.R., 1987, Geology of the central Boulder Canyon quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada: Las Vegas, University of Nevada, M.S. thesis,

Scott, A.J., 1988, The Muddy Creek Formation; depositional environment, provenance, and tectonic significance in the western Lake Mead area, Nevada and Arizona: Las Vegas, University of Nevada, M.S. thesis, 114 p., 1 pl., scale 1:24,000.

Sewall, A.J., 1988, Structure and geochemistry of the upper plate of the Saddle Island detachment, Lake Mead, Nevada: Las Vegas, University of Nevada, M.S. thesis, - p., map pl., scale 1:.

Smith, E.I., 1984, Geologic map of the Boulder Beach quadrangle, Nevada: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Map 81, scale 1:24,000.

Thompson, K.G., 1985, Stratigraphy and Petrology of the Hamblin-Cleopatra Volcano, Clark County, Nevada: Master’s thesis, University of Texas at Austin, scale 1:12,000.

Volborth, A., 1962, Rapakivi-type granites in the Precambrian complex of Gold Butte, Clark County, Nevada: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 73, p. 813832, 1 pl., scale 1:48,000.

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