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The Sutter Buttes of California a study of Plio-Pleistocene volcanism by Howel Williams

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Sutter Buttes, Calif.,
  • California,
  • Sutter Buttes.

Subjects:

  • Volcanism -- California -- Sutter Buttes.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pleistocene.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Pliocene.,
  • Sutter Buttes, Calif.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 55-56.

Statementby Howel Williams and G. H. Curtis.
SeriesUniversity of California publications in geological sciences ; v. 116, University of California publications in geological sciences ;, v. 116.
ContributionsCurtis, Garniss H.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE524 .W484
The Physical Object
Pagination56 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4884488M
ISBN 100520095596
LC Control Number76014296

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  "The Sutter Buttes" documents the varied historic threads of the mountains and nearby lands — the Buttes' origin as the outflow of a long-extinct volcano, the cultures of the Wintun and Maidu tribes whose homelands were within its shadow, and the 19th-century settlements by John Sutter and others that gave birth to an entire : Arcadia Publishing SC. Most of the Sutter Buttes remain a vestige of California’s past. Author Mike Hubbartt has collected images for this volume from the Community Memorial Museum of Sutter County, the Sutter County Historical Society, neighboring libraries, and many local families. The Sutter Buttes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A small, mysterious, and isolated mountain range juts up in the center o 4/5(1). Author: Howel Williams Publisher: Univ of California Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs View: Get Books. The Sutter Buttes Of California eBook File: Book by Howel Williams, The Sutter Buttes Of California Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Sutter Buttes Of California books.

The Sutter Buttes are the remains of a mystical and fascinating volcano, and this book is quite complete in its information.5/5(4). Sutter Buttes with the Sierra Nevada in the distance Phliar / CC BY-SA As you drive across State Route 20 in California’s Central Valley, you’ll be able to spot an outcropping of domed peaks.   Sutter Buttes State Park contains the remains of a period of violently active volcanic eruptions between and million years ago. The origin of the Sutter Buttes has been hotly debated. The volcanic actively has been variously related to the Cascade Range to the north, to the Sonoma volcanics to the south and west, and to plate tectonic. The Sutter Buttes of California: A Study of Plio-Pleistocene Volcanism Howel Williams, Garniss H. Curtis University of California Press, - Geology, Stratigraphic - 56 pages.

  The Sutter Buttes, one of Northern California's best-kept secrets | Bartell's Backroads Known as the world's smallest mountain range, they tower over Yuba City, yet . Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Aug | History. An edition of Sutter Buttes of California. The Sutter Buttes of California A Study of Plio-Pleistocene Volcanism (Uc Publications in Geological Sciences) New Ed edition by Howel Williams, G. H. Curtis. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0.   A small, mysterious, and isolated mountain range juts up in the center of the flat farmlands of California's sprawling Sacramento Valley. Fifty-thousand travelers pass through the valley every day along Interstate 5 and Highway 99 or overhead by air, noticing the unusual formation and wondering about it. It is the Sutter Buttes. A small, mysterious, and isolated mountain range juts up in the center of the flat farmlands of California's sprawling Sacramento Valley. Fifty-thousand travelers pass through the valley every day along Interstate 5 and Highway 99 or overhead by air, noticing the unusual formation and wondering about it. It is the Sutter Buttes. To nearby native peoples it was, and still is, revered as Spirit.