Quaternary history of Dona Ana County region, south-central New Mexico

TitleQuaternary history of Dona Ana County region, south-central New Mexico
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication1975
AuthorsHawley JW
Conference NameNew Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 26
Volume26th Field Conference
Pagination139-150
Date Published1975
PublisherNew Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources
Call Number00104
Keywordsabstract, abstracts, conference, conference proceedings, conferences, Desert Project, geology, geology, environmental, geology, Quaternary, geomorphology, alluvial deposits, history,Quaternary, proceeding, proceedings
AbstractThe region discussed in this paper comprises south-central New Mexico and adjacent parts of Trans-Pecos Texas and Chihuahua, Mexico (Fig. 1). Emphasis is on Quaternary events and alluvial deposits in the Dona Ana County area of the Mexican Highlands section, Basin and Range province. Many of the local features mentioned herein are described in the road-log section of this guidebook, particularly at Day 2 and 3 tour stops. Aspects of Quaternary research in the area are also discussed in companion guidebook papers by Dick-Peddie, Hawley, Hoffer, Fox, Stone and Brown, and King and Hawley.
Custom 1Socorro, New Mexico