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The Nature of Cima Dome

Sharp, Robert P. (1954) The Nature of Cima Dome. In: Geology of Southern California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin. Vol.1. No.170. California Division of Mines and Geology , Sacramento, CA, pp. 49-52. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20200221-151117104

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In the Mojave Desert of southeasternmost California is a remarkably smooth, symmetrical rock-alluvial dome which takes its name from Cima on the Union Pacific Railroad. Lawson (1915, pp. 26, 33) cited Cima Dome as a prime example of a panfan, but Thompson (1929, p. 550) later showed that its upper part is bare rock. Davis (1933, pp. 240-243) considered it a fine example of a convex desert dome evolved from back-wearing of a fault block, but this concept is contradicted by the geological relations (Hewett, 1954), which throw more light on the nature and origin of Cima Dome than do geomorphological theories.


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Additional Information:© 1954 State of California, Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Mines. Contribution No. 645, Division of the Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology.
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