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Principal facts for gravity stations in the vicinity of Coyote Spring Valley, Nevada, with initial gravity modeling results

Open-File Report 2000-420

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Abstract

Gravity measurements were made along 5 profiles across parts of the Coyote Spring Valley and vicinity in order to aid in modeling the depth and shapes of the underlying basins and to locate faults concealed beneath the basin fill. Measurements were taken at 200 m (660 ft) spacing along the profiles. Models based on these and existing regional data reveal two north-south-trending basins beneath Coyote Spring Valley that reach maximum depths of greater than 1 km (0.6 mi). A small valley, located just east of Coyote Spring Valley and containing Dead Man Wash, includes a small basin about 500 m (1600 ft) deep that appears to be the southern continuation of the northern basin beneath Coyote Spring Valley. The profile gravity data are further used to identify the locations of possible faults concealed beneath the basin fill.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Principal facts for gravity stations in the vicinity of Coyote Spring Valley, Nevada, with initial gravity modeling results
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2000-420
Edition:
Online version 1.0.
Year Published:
2000
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
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