Eastern Mojave Vegetation Hancock Summit, Lincoln County, Nevada.

Query: G.N.I.S.

See also: Tempiute Mountain.

See also: Oak Springs Summit.

Summit on Nevada Highway 375, at the north end of the Pahranagat Range.

Type locality of the Alamo Breccia.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Nevada Highway 375: 19000

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Morrow, Jared R., Charles A. Sandberg, and Anita G. Harris. 2005. Late Devonian Alamo Impact, southern Nevada, USA: Evidence of size, marine site, and widespread effects. pp. 259–280 in Kenkmann, T., Hörz, F., and Deutsch, A., eds.,. Large meteorite impacts III. Geological Society of America Special Paper 384. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2005. {TAS-pdf}
  • Warme, John E. 2004. The Many Faces of the Alamo Impact Breccia. Geotimes. Washington DC: American Geologic Instotute, January 2004. {TAS-pdf}
  • Warme, John E., Jared R. Morrow, and Charles A. Sandberg. 2008. Devonian carbonate platform of eastern Nevada: Facies, surfaces, cycles, sequences, reefs, and cataclysmic Alamo Impact Breccia. pp. 215-247 in Duebendorfer, Ernest M., and Eugene I. Smith. Field Guide to Plutons, Volcanoes, Faults, Reefs, Dinosaurs, and Possible Glaciation in Selected Areas of Arizona, California, and Nevada. GSA Field Guide 11. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2008.
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Date and time this article was prepared:9:24:19 AM, 3/21/2017.