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Los Angeles County Geology Publications

PUB. NO.

PUBLICATION NAME/DESCRIPTION  -  See CGS publications for latest prices

AMM 3 Aeromagnetic Map of the San Bernardino Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
B 183 Franciscan and Related Rocks and Their Significance in the Geology of Western California, 1964, scale 1:4,800,000
B 207 Geology of the California Continental Margin, 1988, 110 p. (Companion volume to CMM 1 through 7)
BGA 7 Bouguer Gravity Map of California: Long Beach Sheet, 1982, scale 1:250,000
BGM 3 Bouguer Gravity Map of the San Bernardino Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
CMM 2 Geology of the Mid-Southern California Continental Margin, 1986, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000
GAM 5 Geologic Map of California: Long Beach Sheet, 1962, scale 1:250,000
GAM 8 Geologic Map of California: Los Angeles Sheet, 1969, reprinted 2000, scale 1:250,000
GAM 19 Geologic Map of California: Santa Ana Sheet, 1965, scale 1:250,000
MS 27 Geology of the Northeast Part of the Palos Verdes Hills, Los Angeles County, California, 1976, scale 1:12,000
MS 28 Geology of the West Central Part of the Mt. Wilson [7.5'] Quadrangle, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California, 1976, scale 1:12,000
MS 30 Geology of the Southeast Quarter of the Oat Mountain [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1979, scale 1:12,000
MS 33 Geology of the Southwestern Part of the Oat Mountain [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1978, scale 1:12,000
MS 50 Quaternary Geology of the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles County, California, 1 color plate, scale 1:48,000
RGM 3 Geologic Map of the San Bernardino Quadrangle, California, 1986, scale 1:250,000 (set of 5 sheets)
SR 92 Short Contributions to California Geology, 1967 featuring:
  • The effects of Provenance and Basin-Edge Topography on Sedimentation in the Basal Castaic Formation (Upper Miocene, Marine) Los Angeles County, California
SR 93 Early Pliocene Sedimentary History of the Los Angeles Basin, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1967
SR 101 Geology of the Elysian Park-Repetto Hills Area, Los Angeles County, California, 1970
OFR 99-04 Geologic Map of the Whittier 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1999
OFR 98-31 Geologic Map of the San Dimas 7.5' Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1 color plate, scale 1:24,000
OFR 98-30 Geologic Map of the Baldwin Park 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California,
1 color plate, scale 1:24,000
OFR 98-29 Geologic Map of the El Monte 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California,
1 color plate, scale 1:24,000
OFR 93-04 Geologic Map of the Southeast-Central Warm Springs Mountain, 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1993, scale 1:12,000
OFR 89-13 Aeromagnetic Map of the Long Beach 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
OFR 89-22 Aeromagnetic Map of the Los Angeles 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
OFR 88-08 Aeromagnetic Map of the Santa Ana 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
OFR 86-04 Geology of the North Half of the Pasadena [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1986, scale 1:12,000
OFR 84-01 Geology of the Calabasas-Agoura-Eastern Thousand Oaks Area, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, 1984, scale 1:24,000
OFR 84-49 Geology of the Northeast Quarter of the Newhall [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1984, scale 1:96,000
OFR 83-24 Geology of the South Half of the Mint Canyon [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1983, scale 1:9,600

Los Angeles County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

B 196 San Fernando, California, Earthquake of 9 February 1971, 1975, 463 p. Contains 33 papers describing the geology, geophysics, seismology, damage, disaster response and resulting legislative measures relating to the earthquake.
MS 15 Preliminary Reconnaissance Map of Major Landslides, San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, California, 1969, scale: 1:62,500
SHZR 50 Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Malibu Beach 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 2001  -  Download from SHMP
SP 60 Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake on the San Andreas fault in Southern California, 1982
OFR 82-24 Script and Slides for Earthquake Planning Scenario Presentation on the Los Angeles Area, California, 1982
SP 99 Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone [Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California], 1988
SP 102 Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the San Jacinto Fault in the San Bernardino Area, 1993
SP 116 The Northridge, California, Earthquake of 17 January 1994, 1995
SR 100 Short Contributions to California Geology, 1969 featuring:
  • Clay Mobility, Portuguese Bend [Los Angeles County], California
SR 118 San Andreas Fault in Southern California, A Guide to San Andreas Fault from Mexico to Carrizo Plain, 1975, 272 p. This guide includes 28 papers.
SR 152 Slope Stability and Geology of the Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles County, California, 1982
OFR 2000-005 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Mt. Baldy 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 2000  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 2000-006 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Ontario 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 2000  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 2000-008 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Thousand Oaks 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, California, 2000  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-01 Analysis of Late Quaternary Faulting in the Los Angeles Harbor Area and Hazard to the Vincent Thomas Bridge, 1998
OFR 98-05 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Pasadena 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-06 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the San Fernando 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-07 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Burbank 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-08 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Sunland 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-09 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Mint Canyon 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-10 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Los Alamitos 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange and Los Angeles counties, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-11 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Seal Beach 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-12 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Azusa 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-13 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Baldwin Park 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-14

Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Beverly Hills 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP

OFR 98-15 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the El Monte 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-16 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Glendora 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-17 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Hollywood 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-18 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Inglewood 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-19 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Long Beach 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-20 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Los Angeles 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-21 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Mt. Wilson 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-22

Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Redondo Beach 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP

OFR 98-23 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the San Dimas 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-24 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the San Pedro 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-25 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the South Gate 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-26 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Torrance 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-27 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Venice 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-28 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Whittier 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1998  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 97-11 Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Newhall 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1997  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 96-01 Reconnaissance seismic hazard maps of portions of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, California, 1996, scale 1:24,000
OFR 95-02 Geologic effects of the Northridge Earthquake of January 17, 1994 in the southern part of the Van Nuys Quadrangle, Los Angeles Couny, California, 1995, scale 1:12,000
OFR 95-13 Landslide hazards in the southern part of the Van Nuys Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California¾ Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 39, 1995, scale 1:12,000
OFR 89-18 Landslide hazards in the north half of the Calabasas Quadrangle, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California— Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 20, 1989, scale 1:24,000
OFR 88-01 Summary Report: Fault Evaluation Program, 1986-1987, Mojave Desert and Other Areas [Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties], California, 1988
OFR 88-14 Recently Active Strands of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1988
OFR 88-21 Landslide Hazards in the Puente and San Jose Hills, Southern California; Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino Counties, California— Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 12, 1988
OFR 87-08 Landslide Hazards in the North Half of the Oat Mountain [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, Landslide Hazard Identification Map No.10, 1987, scale 1:24,000
OFR 86-06 Landslide Hazards in the West Half of the Newhall [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, Landslide Hazard Identification Map No. 2, 1986, scale 1:24,000
OFR 86-09 Landslide Hazards in the East Half of the Val Verde [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, Landslide Hazard Identification Map No. 5, 1986, scale 1:24,000
OFR 86-16 Landslide Hazards in the East Half of the Newhall [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, Landslide Hazard Identification Map No. 7, 1986, scale 1:24,000
OFR 85-10 Earthquake Hazards and Tectonic History of the San Andreas Fault Zone, Los Angeles County, California, 1985
OFR 83-16 Map Showing Landslides of the Central and Western Santa Monica Mountains, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, 1983, scale 1:48,000 (map only)
OFR 82-02 Geology and Geomorphology Along the San Gabriel Fault Zone, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, 1982
OFR 82-26 Investigation and Inventory of Slope Failures That Occurred in 1978 and 1980 in the Los Angeles [7.5'] Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California, 1982
OFR 80-01 Earthquake Hazards Associated with the Verdugo-Eagle Rock and Benedict Canyon Fault Zones, Los Angeles County, California, 1980
OFR 80-03 Effects on Southern California of the Rains of February 13-21, 1980, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties, California, 1980
OFR 80-10 Final Technical Report Fiscal Year 1979 to 1980: Earthquake Hazards Associated with the Verdugo-Eagle Rock and Bendict Canyon Fault Zones, Los Angeles County, California, 1980
OFR 79-04 February-March 1978 Rains in the Los Angeles Region; [Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], Southern California, 1979
OFR 79-16 Earthquake Hazards Associated with Faults in the Greater Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, Los Angeles Raymond Hills, Verdugo-Eagle Rock, and Benedict Canyon Fault Zones, 1979
OFR 79-17 Geologic and Geomorphic Investigation of the San Gabriel Fault Zone, Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, California, 1979
OFR 78-10 Summary Report, California Fault Evaluation Program, 1977 Area [Los Angeles , Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], 1978
OFR 77-08 Summary Report: Fault Evaluation Program, 1976 Area - Western Transverse Ranges, Kern, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, California, 1977
(Order by map name) Official Maps of Seismic Hazard Zones, Los Angeles County, scale 1:24,000 [color map]. Click here to see which quadrangles are available.

Los Angeles County Mineral Resource Publications

B 193 Gold Districts of California—Sesquicentennial Edition, California Gold Discovery to Statehood, Seventh Printing, 1998, 186 p., 1 plate, scale 1:1,000,000. An overall guide to gold deposits in California, this bulletin describes the principal features of each gold-bearing district. Longer descriptions of selected districts cover location and extent, history, geology and character of gold deposits, list of mines and bibliography.
B 194 The Mineral Economics of the Carbonate Rocks and Limestone and Dolomite Resources of California, 1973, 60 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000
B 208 Zeolites in California, 1988, 73 p., 1 plate, scale 1:1,000,000
MM 10 Aggregate Resources in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area, 1999
SR 139 Aggregates in the Greater Los Angeles Area [Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], California, 1979
SR 143 (PART V) Classification of Sand and Gravel Resource Areas, Saugus-Newhall-Palmdale Production-Consumption Region [Los Angeles County, California], 1987
SR 143 (PART VI) Classification of Sand and Gravel Resource Areas, Claremont-Upland Production-Consumption Region [Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California], 1988
SR 143 (PART VII) Classification of Sand and Gravel Resource Areas, San Bernardino Production-Consumption Region [Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, California], 1988
OFR 94-14 Mineral Land Classification of Portland Cement Concrete Aggregate in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties, California, Part II: Los Angeles County, 1994, scale 1:100,000

OFR 93-10

Update of Mineral Land Classification of Portland Cement Concrete Aggregate in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties, California, Part 1, Ventura County, 1993
OFR 88-23 Mineral Land Classification of the Fish Canyon Quarry, Azusa 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles County, California for Portland Cement Concrete Aggregate and for Base Aggregate, 1988
OFR 84-32 Geothermal Energy at Long Beach Naval Shipyard and Naval Station and at Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1984
OFR 82-03 Reconnaissance of Geothermal Resources of Los Angeles County, California, 1982