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AAPG Bulletin


Volume: 61 (1977)

Issue: 11. (November)

First Page: 2001

Last Page: 2004

Title: Faulted Upper Pleistocene Marine Terrace, Palos Verdes Hills, California: GEOLOGIC NOTES

Author(s): Joseph F. Riccio (2), Michael F. Mills (3)


The upper Pleistocene marine terrace 4 in the Bluff Cove area of the Palos Verdes Hills is offset by a growth fault that extends from underlying Miocene rocks through the terrace deposit and the overlying soil. Movement on this fault continued during late Pleistocene into Holocene time.

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