Paleoflood Hydrology of the Principal Canyons of the Southern Tortolita Mountains, Southeastern Arizona
KeywordsArizona Geological Survey Open File Reports
Southern Tortolita Mountains
Wild Burro Canyon
100-year peak discharge
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CitationHouse, P.K., 1991, Paleoflood Hydrology of the Principal Canyons of the Southern Tortolita Mountains, Southeastern Arizona. Arizona Geological Survey Open File Report, OFR-91-06, 22 p.
DescriptionA detailed paleoflood investigation was performed in five canyons supplying flood flows to the piedmont of the Tortolita Mountains. The results of the study reveal large discrepancies between theoretical estimates of 100-year peak discharges and maximum apparent paleoflood discharge estimates derived from the analysis of geologic effects of flooding preserved in each canyon.
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North Bounding Coordinate32.5657
South Bounding Coordinate32.4267
West Bounding Coordinate-111.167
East Bounding Coordinate-110.961
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