Eastern Mojave Vegetation Nevada Highway 28  
 

Tom Schweich  

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Other articles: California Highway 28 60000  

Junction: California Highway 28, west around Lake Tahoe to California Highway 89 at Tahoe City.

Placer County, California.


Washoe County, Nevada.

Other articles: Nevada Highway 431 at NV Hwy 28  

Junction: Nevada Highway 431, northeast over Mount Rose to US Highway 395 near Reno, Nevada.

Literature Cited:
- Schweickert, Richard A, Mary M. Lahren, Robert Karlin, Jim Howle, and Ken Smith, 2000.  

Incline Village

Incline Village is named for a long inclined logging railway that carried sawed timbers from lake level to a wooden flume for transport to the silver mines of the Comstock Lode in Virginia City, Nevada.

Park at the Union 76 station for Stop 2, "Scarp along Incline Village fault" from Lageson, Peters, and Lahren (2000), page 13.

Literature Cited:
- Schweickert, Richard A, Mary M. Lahren, Robert Karlin, Jim Howle, and Ken Smith, 2000.

Locations: Sand Harbor. Sand Point.  

Sand Harbor

Sand Harbor State Beach Recreation Area.

Sand Harbor is Stop 3 on Lageson, Peters, and Lahren (2000), page 13, field trip around Lake Tahoe.

Literature Cited:
- Schweickert, Richard A, Mary M. Lahren, Robert Karlin, Jim Howle, and Ken Smith, 2000.  

Whittell Mansion, a.k.a., Thunderbird Lodge

This was stop 4 in Lageson, Peters and Lahren (2000), page 13.
  Marlette Creek, trace of the Marlette Creek Fault.
  Washoe County, Nevada
Carson City, Nevada
  Secret Harbor Creek
  Marshy area on east side of highway is sag pond at the intersection of Bliss Creek and Slaughterhouse Canyon fault.

Literature Cited:
- Schweickert, Richard A, Mary M. Lahren, Robert Karlin, Jim Howle, and Ken Smith, 2000.

Locations: Slaughterhouse Canyon.  

Slaughterhouse Canyon

Slaughterhouse Canyon, trace of the Slaughterhouse Canyon fault. In lower Prey Meadows below, a series of marshes occur along the fault.

This is Stop 5, Slaughterhouse Canyon fault, in Schweickert, et al. (2000), p. 13.

  Carson City, Nevada
Douglas County, Nevada

Other articles: U. S. Highway 50 at Nev SR 28  

Spooner Junction

Junction: US Highway 50
  • East over Spooner Summit to the Carson Valley, and then across Nevada into Utah.
  • West, around the south end of Lake Tahoe, over Echo Summit, to Sacramento, California.
 

Literature Cited

  A list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
  Schweickert, Richard A, Mary M. Lahren, Robert Karlin, Jim Howle, and Ken Smith. 2000. Lake Tahoe active faults, landslides, and tsunamis. pp. 1-21 in Lageson, David R., Stephen G. Peters, and Mary M. Lahren. Great Basin and Sierra Nevada. GSA Field Guide Series. Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, 2000. {TAS}
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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/31/2017 9:38:17 AM