Geologic Map of the Government Wash Quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada, NBMG M140

1:24,000 scale Geologic Map of the Government Wash Quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada. Detailed geologic mapping by Ernest M. Duebendorfer of the Northern Arizona University. Field work performed from 1990 to 1995. The Government Wash Quadrangle is located north of the western part of Lake Mead in southern Nevada. The Lake Mead area, between the Grand Wash Cliffs and Las Vegas, Nevada. This work was supported in part by grants to Duebendorfer from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology, the National Science Foundation, and the donors of The Petroleum Research Fund, administered by the American Chemical Society. Office and field reviews of the map by R.E. Anderson, L.S. Beard, and J.E. Faulds. Steve Castor, Steve Rowland, and Jim Trexler also contributed to field review of the map. Gary O Brien and Ken Puhn assisted in map preparation. Base map: U.S. Geological Survey Government Wash Quadrangle, 1970. Stratigraphy and structural geology of the quadrangle are discussed in the accompanying text. The GIS work was in support of the U. S. Geological Survey COGEOMAP program. To download this map PDF resource and associated text, references and GIS zipped data-set, please see the links provided.

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Citation Date 2003-01-01T00:00:00

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Original ID 50ec3aefb656b70647f32e38bc351763
Index Date 2016-02-08T18:40:58Z
Original Format ISO-USGIN
Original Version 1.2


Name E.M. Duebendorfer
Position missing
Organization Northern Arizona University

Geographic Extent

North Bound 36.25
South Bound 36.125
East Bound -114.75
West Bound -114.875