Subsurface and petroleum geology of the southwestern Santa Clara Valley (Silicon Valley), California

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, USGS Information Services [distributor] in Reston, VA, Denver, CO .

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Places:

  • California,
  • Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)

Subjects:

  • Petroleum -- Geology -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County),
  • Geology -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County)

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby Richard G. Stanley ... [et. al.].
SeriesProfessional paper ;, 1663, Professional paper (Geological Survey (U.S.)) ;, no. 1663.
ContributionsStanley, Richard G.
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LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 vol. 1663, TN872.C .P9 vol. 1663
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 55 p. :
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL3628764M
LC Control Number2002418748

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The anticline is parallel to a syncline on the south - the Oat Mountain Syncline. The Pico Anticline is a tightly folded, asymetric, faulted anticline. An asymmetrical anticline is one where the cross section perpendicular to the length of the anticline is not symetrical - one of the flanks is steeper.

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