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Eagletail Mountains

*Gilbert, W.G., Laux, D.P., Spencer, J.E., and Richard, S.M., 1992, Geologic map of the western Gila Bend and southern Eagletail Mountains, Maricopa and Yuma Counties, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-5, 16 p., 1:24,000.
*Lane, M.E., 1986, Mineral investigation of part of the Eagletail Mountains Wilderness Study Area (AZ-020-128). La Paz, Maricopa, and Yuma Counties, Arizona: USBM ML-86, 16 p., 1:50,000.

Earp Formation
*Dubin, D.J., 1964, Fusulinid fauna from the type area of the Earp Formation, Permo-Pennsylvanian, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 102 p.
*Lodewick, R.E., 1970, The petrology and stratigraphy of the Earp Formation, Pima and Cochise Counties, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 194 p.
*Rea, D.K., 1967, Stratigraphy of the red chert pebble conglomerate in the Earp Formation, southeastern Arizona: M.S., University of Arizona, Tucson, 116 p.

Earth Fissures
*Allison, M.L., and Shipman, T.C., 2007, Earth fissure mapping program: 2006 progress report.: Arizona Geological Survey, Open-File Report 07-01, 4 County Sheets, 1:250,000, 25 p.
*Allison, M.L., and Shipman, T.C., The role of AZGS in mapping earth fissures in Arizona: Arizona Geology, Arizona Geological Survey, v.36/37, no.4/1, p.1-3.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1985, Surface deformation near the Picacho earth fissures, south-central Arizona, between 1980 and 1984 (abstr.): Eos, Trans. AGU in AGU 1985 fall meeting, v.66, no.46, Nov.12, 1985, p.904.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1986, Horizontal movement across the Picacho earth fissure, south-central Arizona 1980-1985 (abstr.) Eos, Trans., AGU in AGU 1986 fall meeting and ASLO winter meeting, v.67, no.44, Nov.4, 1986, p.938.
*Carpenter, M.C., 1991, Earth-fissure movements associated with fluctuations in ground-water levels near the Picacho Mountains, south-central Arizona, 1980-1984,: USGS Open-File Report OF-0561, 84 p.
*Peterson, D.E., 1962, Earth fissuring in the Picacho area, Pinal County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 35 p. 

 

Earthquakes

*Brumbaugh, D.S., 1986, Arizona Earthquake Information Center, 1986 activity summary: Ariz. Bur. of Geology and Mineral Technology Fieldnotes, v.16, p. 7.

*Donald, E.M., 1935, Earthquake, Grand Canyon: Grand Canyon Nature Notes, v.9, no.11, p. 372-377.

*Du Bois, S.M., 1979, Earthquakes: Ariz. Bur. of Geology and Mineral Technology Fieldnotes, v.9, n.1, p.1-9.

*Du Bois, S.M., Nye, A.W., and Nowak, T.A., Jr., 1982, Arizona earthquakes, 1776-1980: Arizona Bureau of Geol. and Min. Technology Bull. 193, 456 p.

*Du Bois, S.M., and Smith, A.W., 1980, The 1887 earthquake in San Bernardino Valley, Sonora historical accounts and intensity patterns in Arizona: Ariz. Bur. of Geology and Min. Tech. Paper 3, 112 p.

*Pearthree, P.A., 1986, Late Quaternary faulting and seismic hazard in southeastern Arizona and adjacent portions of New Mexico and Sonora, Mexico: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech., Open-File Report 86-8, 22 p.

*Pearthree, J.P., and Bausch, D.B., 2000, Earthquake hazards in Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Survey Map 34, 1:1,000,000.

*Staunton, W.F., 1918, Effects of an earthquake in a mine at Tombstone, Arizona: Seismol. Soc. America Bull., v.8, p. 25-27.

*Stover, C.W., Reagor, B.G., and Algermissen, S.T., 1986, Seismicity map of the State of Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies Map MF-1852, 1:1,000,000.
*Sturgul, J.B., and Irwin, T.D., 1972, Earthquake history of Arizona and New Mexico 1850-1966: Arizona Geological Society Digest, Vol.98.

*Sumner, J.R., 1977, The Sonoran earthquake of 1887: Bull. Seism. Soc. of America, v.67, p. 1219-1273.

*Sumner, J.S., 1976, Earthquakes in Arizona: Ariz. Bur. of Mines Fieldnotes, v.6, n.1, p. 1-5.

*Sydow, M.W., 1987, Seismicity and crustal structure of north-central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff, 92 p.

 

Earth Fissures

*Boling, J.K., 1987, Earth fissure movements in south central Arizona, U.S.A.: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 1987.

*Carpenter, M.C., 1986, Horizontal movement across the Picacho earth fissure, south-central Arizona 1980-1984 (abstr.): EOS, Trans., AGU, in- AGU 1986 fall meeting and also winter meeting, v.67, no.44, Nov.4, 1986, p. 938.
*Harris, R.C., 1997, Earth fissures in the Bowie-San Simon area, Cochise County, Arizona: Arizona Geological Survey Open-File report OFR-97-19, 10 p., map 1:24,000.

*Schumann, H.H., Cripe, L.S., and Laney, R.L., 1986, Land subsidence and earth fissures caused by groundwater depletion in southern Arizona, U.S.A.: IAHS-AISH Publication 151, in- Land Subsidence, Johnson, A.J. and others, p. 841-851.

*Schumann, H.H., and Genualdi, R.B., 1986, Land subsidence, earth fissures, and water-level changes in southern Arizona: Ariz. Bur. Geol. and Min. Tech. Open-File Report 86-14, 1:5000,000.

*Wrege, B.H., Hasbrouck, W.P., and Schumann, H.H., 1985, Seismic surface-waves attenuation across earth fissures in the alluvium, south-central Arizona: in- Surface and borehole geophysical methods in ground water investigations: Second National Conference and Exposition (Barbara Graves, convener and others) Worthington, Ohio, National Water Well Assoc., p.121-131.

 

Echo Cliffs

*Callahan, J.T., 1951, The geology of the Glen Canyon group of the Echo Cliffs region, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 100 p.

 

El Capitan Mountain

*Cornwall, H.R., and Krieger, M.H., 1978, Geologic map of the El Capitan Mountain quadrangle, Gila and Pinal Counties, Arizona: USGS Open File Report GQ-1442, 1:24,000.


Elgin, Santa Cruz County
*Moran, W.R., 1957, Cretaceous stratigraphy and oil possibilities of the Sonoita-Elgin area, Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona: Union Oil Company of California, unpublished report F-172.
 

Eloy

*Bergquist, J.R., Banks, N.G., and Blacet, P.M., 1978, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Eloy quadrangle, Arizona: USGS Misc. Field Studies MF-990, 1:62,500.

*Epstein, V.J., 1987, Geologic and hydrologic factors affecting land subsidence in Eloy, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 68 p.

 

El Paso Formation

*Dickinson, R.G., 1960, Correlations of the El Paso formation in western Texas, southwestern New Mexico, and Southeastern Arizona based on insoluble residues: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 41 p.

 

Empire Mountains

*Alberding, H., 1938, The geology of the northern Empire Mountains, Arizona: PhD dissertation, Univ. of Arizona, 106 p.
*Finnell, T.L., 1970, Formations of the Bisbee Group, Empire Mountains quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona: USGS Bull., 1294-A, p. 28-35.
*Finnell, T.L., 1971, Preliminary geologic map of the Empire Mountains quadrangle, Pima County, Arizona: USGS Open File Report 71-106.
*Mayuga, M.W., 1940, The geology of the Empire Peak area, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University  of Arizona, Tucson, 83 p.
*Moore, R.A., 1960, Cretaceous stratigraphy of the southeast flank of the Empire mountains, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 55 p.
*Moore, R.A., and Miller, H.W., 1960, A dinosaur bearing section of Cretaceous rocks in the Empire Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: Ariz. Geol. Soc. Digest, v. III, p. 57-61.
*Schafroth, D.W., 1965, Structure and stratigraphy of the Cretaceous rock south of the Empire Mountains, Pima and Santa Cruz Counties, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 135 p.
*Sopp, G.P., 1940, Geology of the Montana mine area, Empire Mountains, Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 63 p.
*Tarman, D.W., 1975, Application of dynamic analysis of mineral grains to some structural problems in the Empire Mountains, Pima County, Arizona: PhD dissertation, University of Arizona, Tucson, 159p.
*Wilson, R.A., 1934, Thrust faulting in the Empire Mountains of southeastern Arizona: Jour. Geol., v.42, p. 422-429.

 

Ephemeral Streams

*Cherkeuer, D.S., 1969, Longitudinal profiles of ephemeral streams in southeastern Arizona: M.S. thesis, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, 83 p.

Epitaph Dolomite
*Patch, S., 1969, Petrology and stratigraphy of the Epitaph Dolomite (Permian) in the Tombstone Hills, Cochise County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 42 p.

Erosion Rates

*Lacey, M., 1987, The role of vegetation in slope erosion and sediment yield, central Arizona: M.S. thesis, Arizona State Univ., Tempe, 82 p.

 

Escalante

*Hackman, R.J., and Wyant, D.G., 1974, Geology structure and uranium deposits of the Escalante quadrangle, Utah, and Arizona: USGS Misc. Inv. I-744, 1:250,000.

Esperanza Mine, Pima County
*Lynch, D.W., 1967, The geology of the Esperanza Mine and vicinity, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson,70 p.
*Schmitt, H.A., et al, 1959, Disseminated deposits at the Esperanza mine: Arizona Geological society, Southern Arizona Guidebook II, p. 205.
*Smith, V.L., 1975, Hypogene alteration at the Esperanza mine, Pima County, Arizona: M.S. thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, 161 p.
*Tainter, S.L., 1947, Amargosa (Esperanza) molybdenum-copper property, pima County, Arizona: USBM, RI 4016, 15 p.

 

Extension Tectonics

*Lucchitta, I., and Suneson, N., 1982, Relationship of core complexes, Cenozoic extensional tectonism and stable craton near the Colorado Plateau margin in western Arizona (abstr.): GSA Abstr. with Prog., v.14, n.3, p. 182.

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