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Roger Weller, geology instructor
last edited:  12/20/15


*Bartley, J., and Glazner, A., 1991, En echelon Miocene rifting in the southwestern United States and model for vertical-axis rotation in continental extension: Geology, v.19, p. 1165-1168.

*Buck, W.R., 1988, Flexural rotation of normal faults: Tectonics, v.7, p. 959-973.

*Garfunkel, Z., and Ron, H., 1985, Block rotation and deformation by strike-slip faults. 2. The properties of a type of macroscopic discontinuous deformation: Jour. of Geophys. Res., v.90, p. 859-8602.

*Golombeck, M., and Brown, L., 1988, Clockwise rotation of the western Mojave Desert: Geology, v.16, p. 126-130.

*Guth, P.L., and Smith, E.I., 1987, Comment on "Strike-slip faulting and block rotation in the Lake Mead fault system": Geology, v.15, p. 579-580.

*Howard, K.A., Hopson, R.F., Ron, H., and Nur, A.., 1997, Vertical axis rotations in the Mojave; evidence from the Independence dike swarm: Geology (Boulder), v.25, n.11, p.1051-1052.

*Jackson, J., and Molnar, P., 1990, Active faulting and block rotations in western Transverse Ranges, California: Jour. Geophys. Res., v.95, p. 22073-22087.

*Li, Y., Geissman, J.W., Nur, A., et al, 1990, Paleomagnetic evidence for counter clockwise block rotation in the north Nevada rift: Geology, v.18, p. 79-82.

*Loup, B., and Wildi, W., W., 1994, Subsidence analysis in the Paris Basin; A key to northwest European intracontinental basins?: Basin Research, v.6, p.159-177.

*Ron, H., Nur, A., and Aydin, A., 1986, Strike-slip in the Lake Mead fault system: Geology, v.14, p.1020-1023,.

*Sonder, L.J., Jones, C.h., and Salyards, S.L., 1989, Paleomagnetism of Miocene rocks near the Las Vegas shear zone, Lake Mead region, southern Nevada; Spatially variable vertical axis rotations: EOS (Trans. AGU), v.70, p.1070.

*Williams, K.E., 1995, Tectonic subsidence analysis and Paleozoic paleogeography of Gondwana: in Tankard, A., Suarez, S.R., and Welsink, H.J., eds., Petroleum basins of South America, AAPG Memoir 62, p. 79-100.