Rivers of Sonoma County, California: Sonoma Creek, Laguna de Santa Rosa, Americano Creek, Piner Creek, Santa Rosa Creek, Yulupa Creek Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155486895

Published: September 4th 2011

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176 pages


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Rivers of Sonoma County, California: Sonoma Creek, Laguna de Santa Rosa, Americano Creek, Piner Creek, Santa Rosa Creek, Yulupa Creek  by  Books LLC

Rivers of Sonoma County, California: Sonoma Creek, Laguna de Santa Rosa, Americano Creek, Piner Creek, Santa Rosa Creek, Yulupa Creek by Books LLC
September 4th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 176 pages | ISBN: 9781155486895 | 7.69 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Laguna de Santa Rosa, Sonoma Creek, Russian River, Americano Creek, Santa Rosa Creek, Piner Creek, Petaluma River, Yulupa Creek, Calabazas Creek, Adobe Creek, Copeland Creek, Salmon Creek, Graham Creek, Gualala River, Dutch Bill Creek, Brush Creek, Carriger Creek, Austin Creek, Estero de San Antonio, Matanzas Creek, Mark West Creek, Five Creek, Washoe Creek, Big Sulphur Creek, Stemple Creek, Windsor Creek, Maacama Creek, Lichau Creek, House Creek, Arroyo Seco Creek, Green Valley Creek, San Antonio Creek, Lynch Creek, Atascadero Creek, Washington Creek, Spring Creek, Hinebaugh Creek, Dry Creek, Tolay Creek, Wheatfield Fork Gualala River, Crane Creek, Blucher Creek, Bear Creek.

Excerpt: Laguna de Santa Rosa - a.new, #quickbar a.new/* cache key: enwiki: resourceloader: filter: minify-css:5: f2a9127573a22335c2a9102b208c73e7 */ Laguna de Santa Rosa Looking east across the Laguna de Santa Rosa floodplain, with the Mayacamas Mountains in the backgroundAs recently as the Miocene period, this entire region was submerged below the Pacific Ocean. Around 12 million years ago, processes of uplift and volcanic action formed the Mayacamas and Sonoma Mountains to the east and established the main geomorphic features of the present day landscape.

Millions of years of stream erosion carving these mountains led to the rich soils of the Santa Rosa Plain and the Laguna de Santa Rosa drainage that meandered on the vast plain. The western hills are much less pronounced in elevation, and contribute far less to the drainage area of the basin. Soil types within the Laguna are quite complex and vary by reach.

Many of the soils of the immediate Laguna area are classified as Clear Lake clay- these soils are associated with regions of poor drainage, and ar...



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