• Geology
  • Published 2007

Cenozoic extension in the River Mountains and Frenchman Mountain, Southern Nevada

@inproceedings{Rittase2007CenozoicEI,
  title={Cenozoic extension in the River Mountains and Frenchman Mountain, Southern Nevada},
  author={William Michael Rittase},
  year={2007}
}
Cenozoic Extension in the River Mountains and Frenchman Mountain, Southern Nevada by William M. Rittase Dr. Wanda J. Taylor, Examination Committee Chair Professor o f Geoscience University o f Nevada, Las Vegas The River Mountains are the eroded remnants o f a mid-Miocene stratovolcano complex located between Henderson, Nevada and western Lake Mead. This study addresses the tectonic and societal significance of (1) a 13.5-9 Ma initial stage and (2) a late-Pliocene(?)-present stage o f extension… CONTINUE READING

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