Title

Sedimentary Analysis of the San Timoteo Badlands

Publication Year

1968

Keywords

geology, sedimentary rocks, San Timoteo Canyon, Badlands, formations, geomorphology

Disciplines

Earth Sciences | Environmental Sciences | Geology | Geomorphology

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discover from which direction the sediments and rocks that make up the San Timoteo Badlands came.

Data and General Procedure: The investigation consisted of two parts: first, field investigations which included measuring current structures and taking samples; and second, laboratory investigation which included size analysis, major mineral analysis and roundness/angularity analysis. For all procedures to these analysis see the appendix. The project was based on mapping done in the Spring of 1967 for Geology 192.

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