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Bibliography and References Cited - Roadside Guide to Yosemite Valley

This web exploration is just an excerpt of the complete field trip that runs from Modesto to Hornitos, Highway 140 through Merced, the Merced River Canyon, through Yosemite Valley, and back to Modesto via Highway 120 and 132 (some of the references may not be noted on the web exploration). For information on purchasing the entire field guide (which includes several other field trips), please follow this link. Sales support scholarships for geology majors through the Far Western Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers. We appreciate your help!

Albright, S., 1998, Yosemite National Park General Management Plan and Flood Recovery Update, vol. 10, Yosemite National Park, 6 pages.

Barabas, A. H. ed., 1991, Geology, gold deposits, and mining history of the southern Mother Lode: National Association of Geology Teachers - Far West Section, Fall Meeting Guidebook, October 11-13, 1991, 123 pages.

Bateman, P.C., 1992, Plutonism in the Central Part of the Sierra Nevada Batholith, California, U.S.G.S. Professional Paper 1483, 186 pages.

Bateman, P.C., and Krauskopf, K.B., 1987, Geologic Map of the El Portal Quadrangle, West-Central Sierra Nevada, California, U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-1998, 1 sheet.

Bursik, M.I., and Gillespie, A.R., 1993, Late Pleistocene glaciation of the Mono Basin, California: Quaternary Research, v. 39, pages 24-35.

Calkins, F.C., 1930, The Granitic Rocks of the Yosemite Region; Appendix of Matthes, Geologic history of the Yosemite Valley: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 160, pages 120-129.

Calkins, F.C., Huber, N.K., and Roller, J.A., 1985, Bedrock geologic map of Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1639, 1 map sheet, scale 1:24,000, with text, 7 pages.

Ditton, R.P., and McHenry, D.E., 1989, Yosemite Road Guide, Yosemite Association, 79 pages.

Dodge, F.C.W., and Calk, L.C., 1986, Lake Eleanor quadrangle, central Sierra Nevada, California-Analytical data: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1565, 20 pages.

Dodge, F.C.W., and Calk, L.C., 1987, Geologic Map of the Lake Eleanor Quadrangle, Central Sierra Nevada, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map GQ-1639.

Evernden, J.F., Curtis, G.H., and Lipson, J.I., 1957, Potassium argon dating of igneous rocks [California]: American Association of Petroleum Geologists Bulletin, v. 43, no. 9, pages 2120-2127.

Goodin, M., 1997, Yosemite: The 100 Year Flood, Sierra Press, Mariposa, CA, 32 pages.

Hamilton, W., 1988, Tectonic settings and variations with depth of some Cretaceous and Cenozoic structural and magmatic systems of the Western United States, in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and Crustal Evolution of the Western United States, Rubey Volume VII, Prentice Hall, p. 789-822.

Harden, D.R., 1998, California Geology, Prentice Hall, 479 pages.

Huber, N.K., 1981, Amount and Timing of Late Cenozoic Uplift and Tilt of the Central Sierra Nevada, California Evidence from the Upper San Joaquin River Basin, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1197, 28 pages.

Huber, N.K., 1987, The Geologic Story of Yosemite National Park, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1595, 64 pages (also available from the Yosemite Natural History Association).

Huber, N.K., 1991, The late Cenozoic evolution of the Tuolumne River, central Sierra Nevada, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 102, pages 102-115.

Huber, N.K., Bateman, P.C., and Wahrhaftig, C., 1989, Geologic Map of Yosemite National Park and Vicinity, California, U.S. Geologic Survey Miscellaneous Investigations Series Map I-1874, 1 sheet.

Kramer, J.C., and Pearson, E.F., 1991, Geologic Field Guide Stockton to Yosemite: John Muir Conference, University of the Pacific, 15 pages.

Landefeld, L.A., and Snow, G.G., eds., 1990, Guidebook to Yosemite and the Mother Lode gold belt: Geology, tectonics, and the evolution of hydrothermal fluids in the Sierra Nevada of California, with articles on operating mines in the Mother Lode, land use and permitting, history and natural history of the Sierra Nevada: Pacific Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Guidebook 68, 200 pages.

Matthes, F., 1930, Geologic History of the Yosemite Valley, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 160, 137 pages.

Peck, D.L., Wahrhaftig, C., and Clark, L.D., 1966, Field Trip: Yosemite Valley and Sierra Nevada Batholith, in Geology of Northern California, California Division of Mines and Geology, Bulletin 190, pages 487-502.

Schweickert, R.A., 1981, Tectonic evolution of the Sierra Nevada Range, in Ernst, W.G., ed., The geotectonic development of California, Rubey Volume I: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, pages 87-131.

Schweickert, R.A., Merguerian, C., and N.L. Bogen, 1988, Deformational and metamorphic history of Paleozoic and Mesozoic basement terranes in the western Sierra Nevada Metamorphic Belt, in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and Crustal Evolution of the Western United States, Rubey Volume VII, Prentice Hall, pages 789-822.

Sharp, R.P., and Birman, J.H., 1963, Additions to the classical sequence of Pleistocene glaciations, Sierra Nevada, California: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 74, pages 1079-1086.

Sharp, W.D., 1988, Pre-Cretaceous crustal evolution in the Sierra Nevada region, California, in Ernst, W.G., ed., Metamorphism and Crustal Evolution of the Western United States, Rubey Volume VII, Prentice Hall, pages 823-864.

Streckeisen, A., chairman, 1973, Plutonic rocks- Classification and nomenclature recommended by the IUGS Subcommission on the systematics of igneous rocks: Geotimes, v. 18, no. 10, pages 26-30.

Wagner, D.L., Jennings, C.W., Dedrossian, T.L., and Bortugno, E.J., 1981, Sacramento Quadrangle Map No. 1A, Regional Geological Map Series, California Division of Mines and Geology, scale 1:250,000, 4 sheets.

Wagner, D.L., Bortugno, E.J., and McJunkin, R.D., 1990, Geologic Map of the San Francisco-San Jose Quadrangle, California Division of Mines and Geology, Regional Geologic Map Series, Map No. 5A, 5 sheets, 6 pages.

Wahrhaftig, 1962, Geomorphology of the Yosemite Valley region: California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 182, pages 33-46.

Wieczorek, G.F., Snyder, J.B., Alger, C.S., and Isaacson, K.A., 1992, Rock Falls in Yosemite Valley, California, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 92-387, 186 pages.

Wood, S.H., 1984, East Meadow of Aspen Valley, Western Yosemite National Park, in Stine et al., 1984, Holocene Paleoclimatology and tephrochronology east and west of the central Sierran crest, Field trip Guidebook for the Friends of the Pleistocene, Pacific Cell, Genny Smith Books, pages 1-20.

Yount, J., and La Pointe, D.D., 1997, Glaciation, Faulting, and Volcanism in the Southern Lake Tahoe Basin, in Dillet, B., Ames, L., Gaskin, L. and Kortemeier, W., eds., Where the Sierra Nevada Meets the Basin and Range, Field trip guidebook for the National Association of Geoscience Teachers, Far Western Section, 1997 Fall Field Conference, pages 34-56.


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