The moon was moving mysteriously along behind the giant pines crowning the South Mountain, striking a cold sparkle from the crusted snow, and bringing out against the black west the ghostly outlines of the Coast Range
, beyond which lay the invisible Pacific.
Among their topics are the provenance and alteration of feldspathic and quartzose sediments in southern Mexico: an application of Krynine's hypothesis on second-cycle arkose, the paleomagnetism and rotation history of the Blue Mountains in Oregon, Late Cenozoic uplift and shortening in the central California Coast Ranges
and the development of the San Joaquin Basin foreland, local-to-distance provenance cyclicity of the southern Front Range in central Colorado: insights from detrial zircon geochronology, and Cenozoic basin evolution in the Indus-Yarlung suture zone and High Himalaya.
Synopsis: In "The Mountains of California", famed naturalist John Muir takes us on a tour of the Sierra Nevada and the Coast Ranges
, showing off the regions' marvels of topography, forests, glaciers, weather, and wildlife.
Coalinga is located near California's South Coast Ranges
, also depicted on the city's police patch.
The higher elevations of the Cascade and Coast ranges
will finally see some significant snowfall this week, and the winds will be howling along the Oregon Coast.
Which area has a higher average elevation--the Coast Ranges
or the Coastal Plain?
A report from the Directorate of Air Staff said: "As planned, the aircraft conducted several simulated weaponry passes within the East Coast Ranges
and air-to-air refuelling over the North Sea, prior to conducing an Operational Training Manoeuvre designed to counter the threat of surface-to-air missiles.
Because of its position in the Tehachapis, the ranch is a crucial wildlife migration corridor and open space linkage between the Central Valley, the South Coast, the Coast Ranges
near Santa Barbara, the southern Sierra Nevada, and the Mojave Desert.
The Joint Gulf Coast Ranges
initiative started three years ago, to "tie together the assets of the services on the Gulf Coast," said Donald F.
rigida) is native to dry chaparral areas in the Coast Ranges
and Sierra Nevada.
ABSTRACT--We sampled 86 randomly selected survey plots to evaluate the distribution and abundance of Red Tree Voles (Arborimus longicaudus) on the Tillamook and Clatsop State Forests in the northern Coast Ranges
of Oregon in 2011-2013.