Whitewater map

OF-14-09 Geologic Map of the Whitewater Quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado

The purpose of Colorado Geological Survey’s (CGS) Geologic Map of the Whitewater Quadrangle, Mesa County, Colorado is to describe the geology, mineral and ground-water resource potential, and geologic hazards of this 7.5-minute quadrangle located southeast of Grand Junction in western Colorado.  CGS staff geologist Jon White and field assistant Rod Maclean completed the field work on this project during the summer and fall of 2012.  Chris Carroll also assisted along the floor the Gunnison river canyon in the southern map area.  The geologic map plates and the Authors’ Notes report were created using field maps, structural measurements, photographs, and field notes generated by the investigators.  A field review of the map area was conducted with Vince Matthews.  John Hodge and Dave Noe reviewed this map publication. Downloadable Adobe PDF and ESRI ArcGIS files – no print copies. OF-14-09

Author: Jonathan L. White, Rod Maclean and Christopher J. Carroll
Year: 2014

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