USGS - science for a changing world

Geology and National Parks

 

Geology, Minerals, Energy and Geophysics Science Center home

The information found here reflects completed USGS work. The content of this page is static and has not been updated since the mid 2000's.

Click to see map showing field trip stops

Geology of Mojave National Preserve: Hole in the Wall

A slice through the Earth showing the caldera at Hole in the Wall
A slice through the Earth showing the caldera at Hole in the Wall
A slice through the Earth showing Hole in the Wall, the location of the caldera, and the thickness of the volcanic blanket that covered the region.

Citation: McCurry, M., Lux, D. R., and Mickus, K. L., 1995. Neogene Structural Evolution of the Woods Mountains Volcanic Center, East Mojave National Scenic Area: San Bernadino County Museum Association Quarterly, v. 42, no. 3, p.75-80.

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices

USA.gov logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/mojave/holecaldera.html
Page Contact Information: G & G Webmasters
Page Last Modified: 25-Apr-2017@09:48