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Robert E. Powell

Research geologist

904 W. Riverside Ave.
Spokane, WA 99201-1087

Telephone- 509-368-3120
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  • Regional bedrock geology
  • Regional surficial geology
  • Regional structural geology


Geologic mapping currently or recently underway:
  • Eastern Transverse Ranges province
    Joshua Tree National Park
  • Central Transverse Ranges province
    San Bernardino Mountains: north-central range-front
    San Gabriel Mountains: southwestern range-front
  • Mojave Desert province
    Lucerne Valley
  • Salton Trough-Colorado Desert region
    Chocolate Mts.-Salton trough
Regional topical investigations:
  • Relations among surfical deposits, erosion surfaces, climate, and tectonics
  • Bedrock geologic terranes in relation to regional tectonics and crustal structure
  • Evolution of San Andreas fault system
  • Stratigraphic framework of Quaternary-Tertiary basins
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