Eastern Mojave Vegetation Bouse, La Paz County, Arizona.

Query: G.N.I.S.

Originally named for John Brayton Martin, who kept the Brayton Commercial Company, part of the Harqua Hala Mine. Brayton post office, established in 1906, was changed to Bouse in 1907 at the request of local citizens. The settlement was renamed for Thomas Bouse, a storekeeper or for George Bouse, a miner and gardener, or for both men (AZ-T101).

Namesake of the Miocene to Pliocene Bouse Formation, deposited by the proto-Colorado River.

Elevation: 948ft, 289m.

Articles that refer to this location:

  • Arizona Highway 72: Bouse

Literature Referring To This Location:

  • Poulson, Simon R., and Barbara E. John. 2003. Stable isotope and trace element geochemistry of the basal Bouse Formation carbonate, southwestern United States: Implications for the Pliocene uplift history of the Colorado Plateau. GSA Bulletin. 115(4):434-444. {TAS-pdf}
No collections made at this location.
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Date and time this article was prepared:8:15:19 AM, 7/13/2024.