Folds--Offshore of Gaviota Map Area, California

Metadata Updated: November 12, 2020

This part of DS 781 presents fold data for the geologic and geomorphic map of the Offshore of Gaviota map area, California. The vector data file is included in "," which is accessible from In the offshore part of the map area, closely-spaced seismic-reflection profiles image many shallow, west-northwest striking folds that have variable geometry, length, amplitude, continuity, and wavelength. The two longest folds, the 17-km-long Molino anticline and the 22-km-long Government Point syncline, are truncated by the south strand of the Santa Ynez fault to the west and east, respectively. These regionally extensive folds and many shorter, west-trending structures are probably rooted in blind thrusts and backthrusts in the hanging wall above the Pitas Point-North Channel fault system.

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Metadata Date August 31, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Folds of Offshore of Gaviota map area

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 31, 2018
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 12, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 2017 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (Point of Contact)
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Bbox East Long -120.192489
Bbox North Lat 34.459079
Bbox South Lat 34.425363
Bbox West Long -120.379011
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Graphic Preview Description Folds of Offshore of Gaviota map area
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Metadata Type geospatial
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Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2007-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2014-01-01

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