Accession Number : ADA191288

Title :   Engineering and Environmental Geology of the Indian Wells Valley Area.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 17 Jun 82-1 Sep 87,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Zellmer, John

PDF Url : ADA191288

Report Date : 06 Nov 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 40

Abstract : The IWV area of southeastern California, is affected by several geologic and geotechnical hazards and problems. These include seismic activity, a limited ground-water resource, flooding, poor soil conditions, slope instability, liquefaction susceptibility, a locally high ground-water table, sewage and toxic waste disposal, and the potential for volcanic activity.

Descriptors :   *ENGINEERING GEOLOGY, *ENVIRONMENTS, *CALIFORNIA, *HAZARDS, DESERTS, EARTHQUAKES, FAULTS(GEOLOGY), VOLCANOES, FLOODING, GROUND WATER, SEWAGE DISPOSAL, LIQUEFACTION, SLOPE, FAILURE, NAVAL SHORE FACILITIES

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
      Geography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE