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Elizabeth Johnson

Geologic map of the Cummings Mountain and Tehachapi 15 minute quadrangles, Kern County, California

Figure 8. Dibblee, T.W., and Minch, J.A., 2008, Geologic map of the Cummings Mountain & Techachapi [Tehachapi] 15 minute quadrangles, Kern County, California: Dibblee Geological Foundation, Dibblee Foundation Map DF-397, scale 1:62,500

Use this link to zoom in and pan around the map:

https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/ngm-bin/pdp/zui_viewer.pl?id=34694 

link to the map page: https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Prodesc/proddesc_86304.htm

 

Questions

  1. What type of rock is unit ms?
  • schist
  • limestone
  • gneiss
  • granite

 

2. How old is unit qd?

  • Paleocene
  • Mesozoic
  • Precambrian

 

3. What type of fault is the Garlock Fault?  Reminder of fault types: Faults

  • Normal
  • Reverse
  • Left-lateral strike-slip (transform)
  • Right-lateral strike-slip (transform)

 

4. Based upon your answer to the question above, did this area experience compression, tension, or shear?  Reminder: Geologic Structures and Plate Tectonics

  • Compression
  • Tension
  • Shear

 

Want to know more about this fault? See this page for more information: https://scedc.caltech.edu/significant/garlock.html 

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