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In order to begin to assess debris‐flow hazards along the Santa Catalina Mountains in Pima County, we mapped the extent and character of relatively young prehistoric debris‐flow deposits in detail at fifteen
canyon mouths. Mapping was conducted on a scale

In order to begin to assess debris‐flow hazards along the Santa Catalina Mountains in Pima County, we mapped the extent and character of relatively young prehistoric debris‐flow deposits in detail at fifteen
canyon mouths. Mapping was conducted on a scale of 1:6,000 using aerial photographs, detailed
topography, and field relationships. Deposits were classified into relative age categories based on
topographic relationships, soil development and surface characteristics of the deposits. Ages of selected

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2008-09
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      GS 1.3:O 63/08-6
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    • Open-file report (Arizona Geological Survey) ; 08-06
    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 39-43).

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    Youberg, Ann, Cline, M. L., Cook, J. P., Pearthree, P. A., and Webb, R. H., 2008, Geologic Mapping of Debris Flow Deposits in the Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona; Arizona Geological Survey Open‐File Report 08‐06, 41 pp, 11 map sheets on CD, scale 1:6,000.

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