Cordilleran Section (104th Annual) and Rocky Mountain Section (60th Annual) Joint Meeting (19–21 March 2008)
Session No. 4 Wednesday, 19 March 2008
8:00 AM-12:00 PM, University of Nevada-Las Vegas: Student Union 208A

T3. Pennsylvanian to Early Triassic Deformation and Sedimentation in the Western United States

Patricia H. Cashman, James H. Trexler and Wanda J. Taylor, Presiding
 Paper #Start Time
 8:00 AM Introductory Remarks
4-18:10 AM SEPARATING “GEOMYTHOLOGY” FROM THE REALITY OF THE LATE PALEOZOIC UPLIFTS IN COLORADO, UTAH, WYOMING, NEW MEXICO, AND ADJACENT AREAS: NESSE, William D., School of Chemistry Earth Sciences and Physics, Univ of Northern Colorado, Campus Box 100, Greeley, CO 80639, nesse@ctos.com
4-28:30 AM THE ANCESTRAL ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND THE CRATONIC SHELF OF WESTERN PANGAEA: KLUTH, Charles F., Department of Geology and Geological Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, 5378 Hawthorn Trail, Littleton, CO 89125, ckluth@mines.edu
4-38:50 AM DISTAL RECORD OF TURBULENT TECTONIC TIMES – PENNSYLVANIAN-PERMIAN DEPOSITION ON SOUTHERN AND WESTERN COLORADO PLATEAU: BLAKEY, Ronald C., geology, Northern Arizona University, Box 4099, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, ronald.blakey@nau.edu
4-49:10 AM LATE PALEOZOIC CONODONT SEQUENCE BIOSTRATIGRAPHY OF WESTERN PANGEA: SUCCESSES AND SETBACKS: RITTER, Scott M., Department of Geological Sciences, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, scott_ritter@byu.edu, BARRICK, James E., Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech Univ, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053, LUCAS, Spencer, New Mexico Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road N.W, Albuquerque, NM 87104, and KRAINER, Karl, Institute of Geology & Paleontology, Univ of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
4-59:30 AM Paper Withdrawn
 9:50 AM Break
4-610:10 AM PERMIAN TECTONOSTRATIGRAPHY OF EASTERN NEVADA: SNYDER, Walter S., Department of Geosciences, Boise State Univ, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, wsnyder@boisestate.edu, DAVYDOV, Vladimir, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, SCHIAPPA, Tamra, Department of Geography, Geology and the Environment, Slippery Rock Univ, Slippery Rock, PA 16057, and TREXLER, James, Department of Geological Sciences, Univ of Nevada, Reno, Mail stop #172, Reno, NV 89557
4-710:30 AM TECTONIC IMPLICATIONS OF REVISED UPPER PALEOZOIC STRATIGRAPHY AT EDNA MOUNTAIN, NORTH-CENTRAL NEVADA: VILLA, Danielle E.1, TREXLER, James H. Jr1, DAVYDOV, Vladimir I.2, and CASHMAN, Patricia H.1, (1) Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, MS 172, Reno, NV 89557, trexler@mines.unr.edu, (2) Department of Geosciences, Boise State Univ, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
4-810:50 AM REINTERPRETATION OF THE IRON POINT “THRUST” AT EDNA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA, AS A PENNSYLVANIAN LOW-ANGLE NORMAL FAULT: VILLA, Danielle E.1, CASHMAN, Patricia H.1, and TAYLOR, Wanda J.2, (1) Dept. of Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, MS 172, Reno, NV 89557, pcashman@unr.edu, (2) Dept. of Geoscience, UNLV, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154
4-911:10 AM STRUCTURAL AND BIOCHRONOLOGIC ANALYSIS OF THE NORTHERN DRY HILLS, HUMBOLDT COUNTY, NEVADA: EVIDENCE FOR RECLASSIFICATION OF THE ETCHART FORMATION: SIEBENALER, Samuel A.1, TAYLOR, W.J.1, CASHMAN, P.H.2, TREXLER, J.H. Jr2, and DAVYDOV, V.I.3, (1) Geoscience, UNLV, 4505 Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89154-4010, Siebena3@unlv.nevada.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences and Engineering, MS 172, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, (3) Department of Geology and Geophysics, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725
4-1011:30 AM FAUNAL RESPONSE TO EMPLACEMENT OF THE EARLY PERMIAN LAST CHANCE ALLOCHTHON, EAST-CENTRAL CALIFORNIA: STEVENS, Calvin H., Dept of Geology, San José State Univ, 1 Washington Square, San José, CA 95192, stevens@geosun.sjsu.edu and STONE, Paul, U.S. Geol Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, MS 973, Menlo Park, CA 94025

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