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Orange County Geology Publications

 

 

 

PUB. NO.

PUBLICATION NAME/DESCRIPTION  -  See CGS publications for latest prices

B 178Geology and Mineral Resources of the Corona South [7.5'] Quadrangle
  • Geology of the Corona South Quadrangle and the Santa Ana Narrows Area, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino Counties, California, 1965, scale 1:62,500
B 207Geology of the California Continental Margin, 1988, 110 p. (Companion volume to CMM 1 through 7)
BGA 7Bouguer Gravity Map of California: Long Beach Sheet, 1982, scale: 1:250,000
CMM 1Geology of the Inner-Southern California Continental Margin, 1987, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000
CMM 2Geology of the Mid-Southern California Continental Margin, 1986, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000
GAM 5Geologic Map of California: Long Beach Sheet, 1962, scale 1:250,000
GAM 19Geologic Map of California: Santa Ana Sheet, 1965, scale 1:250,000
MM 7Geologic Map of Orange County, 1981, Scale 1:48,000
PR 10Geology of the Northeast Quarter and Northwest Quarter of the Cañada Gobernadora [7.5'] Quadrangle [Orange County, California], 1970
SR 93Early Pliocene Sedimentary History of the Los Angeles Basin, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1967
SR 110Geology of the South Half of the El Toro [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1974, scale: 1:24,000
OFR 99-04Geologic Map of the Whittier 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1999
OFR 89-13Aeromagnetic Map of the Long Beach 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1989, scale 1:250,000
OFR 88-08Aeromagnetic Map of the Santa Ana 1° By 2° Quadrangle, California, 1988, scale 1:250,000
OFR 83-34Geologic Map of Part of the South Half of the Black Star Canyon [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1983, scale 1:12,000 (map only)

Orange County Geohazards & Environmental Geology Publications

 

B 196San 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.
SP 60Earthquake Planning Scenario for a Magnitude 8.3 Earthquake on the San Andreas fault in Southern California, 1982
OFR 82-24Script and Slides for Earthquake Planning Scenario Presentation on the Los Angeles Area, California, 1982
SHZR 49Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the Dana Point 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 2001  -  Download from SHMP
SHZR 53Seismic Hazard Zone Report for the San Juan Capistrano 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 2001  -  Download from SHMP
SP 99Planning Scenario for a Major Earthquake on the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone [Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California], 1988
SP 116The Northridge, California, Earthquake of 17 January 1994, 1995
SR 98Natural Slope Stability as Related to Geology, San Clemente Area, Orange and San Diego Counties, California, 1968
SR 111Geology and Engineering Geologic Aspects of the South Half of the Cañada Gobernadora [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1974, scale 1:24,000
SR 126Geology and Engineering Geologic Aspects of the South Half of the Tustin Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1976
SR 127Geology and Engineering Geologic Aspects of the Laguna Beach Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1976, scale 1:24,000
OFR 2000-011Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Prado Dam 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 2000 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 2000-012Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Black Star Canyon 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 2000 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 2000-013Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the El Toro 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 2000 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 97-20Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Tustin 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange and Los Angeles counties, California, 1998 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-10Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Los Alamitos 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange and Los Angeles counties, California, 1998 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 98-28Seismic Hazard Evaluation of the Whittier 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1998 [electronic preprint available for download]  -  Download from SHMP
OFR 95-11Landslide Hazards in the Orange Quadrangle, Orange County, California Landslide Hazards Identification Map No. 34, 1995, scale 1:12,000
OFR 88-14Recently Active Strands of the Newport-Inglewood Fault Zone, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1988
OFR 88-21Landslide 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 84-24Environmental Geology of Parts of the La Habra, Yorba Linda, and Prado Dam [7.5'] Quadrangles, Orange County, California, 1984
OFR 84-27Inventory and Analysis of Recent Damaging Slope Failures and Debris Flooding, Southern Coastal Orange County, California, 1984
OFR 84-28Engineering Geology of the North Half of the El Toro [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1984, scale 1:12,000
OFR 84-57Classification of Landslide Propensity in the Dana Point [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1984
OFR 84-58Engineering Geology of Part of the Western Half of the Santiago Peak [7.5'] Quadrangle, Orange County, California, 1984, scale 1:12,000
OFR 81-10Classification and Mapping of Quaternary Sedimentary Deposits for Purposes of Seismic Zonation, South Coastal Los Angeles Basin, Orange County, California, 1981 (with maps)
OFR 80-03Effects on Southern California of the Rains of February 13-21, 1980, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties, California, 1980
OFR 80-19Classification and Mapping of Quaternary Sedimentary Deposits for Purposes of Seismic Zonation, South Coastal Los Angeles Basin, Orange County, California, 1980
OFR 79-04February-March 1978 Rains in the Los Angeles Region; [Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], Southern California, 1979
OFR 79-08Environmental Geology of Orange County, California, 1979
OFR 78-10Summary Report, California Fault Evaluation Program, 1977 Area [Los Angeles , Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], 1978
(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.

 

Orange County Mineral Resource Publications

 

B 178Geology and Mineral Resources of the Corona South [7.5'] Quadrangle
  • Mines and Mineral Deposits of the Corona South Quadrangle, Riverside and Orange Counties, California
B 193Gold 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 194The Mineral Economics of the Carbonate Rocks and Limestone and Dolomite Resources of California, 1973, 60 p., 2 plates, scale 1:1,000,000
SR 139Aggregates in the Greater Los Angeles Area [Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties], California, 1979
OFR 94-15Mineral Land Classification of Portland Cement Concrete Aggregate in Ventura, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, Part III: Orange County, 1994, scale 1:100,000
OFR 93-05Mineral Land Classification of the Ortega Rock Quarry Property Cañada Gobernadora 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Orange County, California, for Asphaltic-Concrete-Grade Aggregate and Construction Aggregate, 1993

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 84-32Geothermal Energy at Long Beach Naval Shipyard and Naval Station and at Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, Los Angeles and Orange Counties, California, 1984
OFR 82-06Mineral Land Classification of the Riverside Cement Company Platz Property Clay Deposit in Trabuco Canyon, Orange County, California, 1982