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Geologic Unit: Livermore

Usage:

Livermore Gravel (CA)


Geologic age:

Pleistocene
Pliocene


Type section, locality, area and/or origin of name:

South of Livermore Valley, Mount Diablo region, west-central CA. Crops out from La Costa Valley north to town of Livermore, and eastward from Old Hearst Ranch into Tesla quadrangle (Clark, 1930).


AAPG geologic province:

Sacramento basin


For more information, please contact Nancy Stamm, Geologic Names Committee Secretary.

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