Figure 3. Geomorphology of the El Paso Peaks site


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Figure 3. At the El Paso Peaks paleoseismic site, a trench was dug through a small playa that is adjacent to the Garlock fault. The playa is bounded to the north by the El Paso Mountains and to the south by a shutter ridge, and is blocked from freely draining by a small alluvial fan. Note the drainage that has been left-laterally offset by the Garlock fault. (LiDAR data acquired by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping on behalf of Dr. Mike Oskin (UC Davis) and Dr. Lesley Perg (University of Minnesota) as part of their National Science Foundation funded-project (No. EAR-0337263): Testing tectonic geodesy from fault slip rates across the eastern California shear zone.)

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