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Some Physiographic Aspects of Southern California


Southern California is a land of physiographic abundances, contrasts, and peculiarities. The wide range of geological materials and structures, the considerable differences in climatic environments, the host of geological processes at work, and the recency of diastrophic events are the principal factors responsible.

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© 1954 State of California, Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Mines. Contribution No. 643, Division of the Geological Sciences, California Institute of Technology.

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