Gulf of California
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Plate Boundaries Using Google Earth
  

Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu )
last edited:  1/9/17

DIVERGENCE- Oceanic Crust Separating
Images are from Google Earth  (4 views)

Baja California and the Gulf of California
 
latitude: 27.130      longitude:  -109.709
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, NSF, SIO,
LDEO-Columbia
 

Gulf of California- transform fault system highlighted in red

latitude: 24.60540.090      longitude:  -107.471
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, NSF, SIO,
LDEO-Columbia
 

inclined view of Gulf of California

latitude: 25.719      longitude:  -110.142
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, NSF, SIO,
LDEO-Columbia
 

inclined view of Gulf of California- transform fault system highlighted in red

latitude: 24.536      longitude:  -108.442
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, NSF, SIO,
LDEO-Columbia
 

 

Gulf of California Linked References
 

Gulf of California and Salton Sea Trough
http://geoprisms.org/newsletters/rupturing-continental-lithosphere-in-the-gulf-of-california-salton-trough

How Did the Gulf of California Form So Quickly?
http://www.livescience.com/17082-gulf-california-rapid-formation.html

Formation of the Gulf of California
http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/119/11-12/1313/F1.large.jpg

Seafloor- Gulf of California
http://gsabulletin.gsapubs.org/content/119/11-12/1313/F3.large.jpg

The Great California Rift Valley
https://www.geocaching.com/geocache/GC6AE2W_the-great-california-rift-valley

Gulf of California Maps
http://www.scienceforthepeople.net/EHS/Seismology/gulf.htm

Baja California Peninsula and the Gulf of California
http://lithosphere.gsapubs.org/content/3/2/110/F1.large.jpg

Gulf of California- Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_California

Movement of Baja California- You Tube video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOzm0mWIJyY

Gulf of California- Scott Bennett
https://www.scottekbennett.com/gulf-of-california

   

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