Welcome to the Los Angeles Geology Page! This site will cover some of the more unique aspects of the geology around Los Angeles. The Greater Los Angeles area is a very interesting place, geologically. It is an area with deep sedimentary basins, steep mountains, lots of faulting – with plenty of seismic activity to boot!
Major Geologic Features in the Los Angeles Area:
Updates coming soon!
- Faulting and Earthquakes
- Mining and Minerals
- Sedimentary Basins
- Mountain Ranges
Geology outside of the Los Angeles Area – Special Reports:
- Current Earthquake Report from the USGS
Links to other Geology sites
Special Note: This was formerly the Geology of the Santa Clarita Valley site, but was reorganized into the current page in January, 2008. Most of the old page can be found on the Santa Clarita Valley section, with the remainder still on this page.
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