Oblique aerial view west across Owens Valley in Lone Pine 15' quadrangle. In distance, Sierra Nevada, capped by Mount Whitney (elev. 14,494 ft; 4,418 m). In middle distance, Alabama Hills, town of Lone Pine, and Owens River. In foreground, Kern Knob, at base of Inyo Mountains. Movement along Owens Valley Fault Zone, at base of Alabama Hills, caused great Lone Pine earthquake of 1872 (estimated Richter magnitude about 8). From U.S. Geological Survey photograph GS–OAI–5–13, taken November 25, 1955.
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USGS Numbered Series
Geologic map of the Lone Pine 15' quadrangle, Inyo County, California
U.S. Geological Survey
Geology, Minerals, Energy and Geophysics Science Center
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