T. W. Dibblee, Jr.
Title Geology of Southwestern Santa Barbara County, California: Point Arguello, Lompoc, Point Conception, Los Olivos, and Gaviota Quadrangles.
Book Condition Used: Like New
Publisher San Francisco: State of California Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines, 1950
Seller ID GY815-104
Series: Bulletin, No. 150. 8vo. 9 x 6 inches. 95 pp. 18 plates, (9 of which are loose folded maps, 1 is a color photograph, not in the sequence, and 8 are black-and-white photographs bound-in the booklet), 6 figures, index; text clean, unmarked. Booklet with 9 loose plates, loosely laid in a cloth-spine chemise of bookboard; binding square and tight. Housed in a slipcase printed with publication information. Fine. "The report covers an area topographically mapped by the Federal Government in five 15-minute quadrangles comprising an area of 700 square miles, namely: Point Arguello, Lompoe, Point Conception, Los Olivos, and Gaviota quadrangles. In this report the geology of the area is described in great detail and graphically shown on colored lithograph maps which are accompanied by stratigraphic, structural, an physiographic diagrams. The economic minerals of the area are also described and mapped. These include oil and gas, asphalt, diatomite, limestone, bentonite, flagstone, road gravel, manganese ore, and ground water. The report describes three important oil fields - Captain, Lompoe, and Zaca, as well as the world's largest diatomite quarries." Letter of transmittal.
Geology of Southwestern Santa Barbara County California Point Arguello Lompoc Point Conception Los Olivos and Gaviota Quadrangles, T W Dibblee Jr, California History