For more than a generation no other hypothesis of the rearing of the mountain ranges of the Great Basin has been countenanced except that of simple normal faulting on a gigantic scale. This is the explanation offered by Gilbert. It has its foundation in the observations made by this investigator in the Grand Canyon region of Arizona.
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Keyes, Charles R.
"Significance of Thrust Planes in the Great Basin Ranges,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 16(1), 151-152.
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