USGS Datasheets: California

Palo Alto

Iverson’s Ranch to Tar Creek (1899)
Santa Clara-La Honda Creek to Palo Alto (1899)
Half Moon Bay (1899)
San Francisquito Creek (1956)
Southern Pacific Railroad crossing (1960)
Mountain View to San Jose (1960)
San Jose to Saratoga (1960)
Cupertino (1966)
USC&GS benchmark (1968)

Total PDF: 9 pages, 265KB

San Jose

Los Gatos to Mt. Hamilton (1948)
Mt. Hamilton to Berryessa (1948)
Milpitas to Livermore (1948)
Palo Alto (1960)
Palo Alto (1966)

Total PDF: 12 pages, 434KB

Yosemite and Vicinity

Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley Rim
  Summaries (1952)
El Portal to Hetch Hetchy
  Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
Mirror Lake to Happy Isles
Original Descriptions (1933) Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
Happy Isles to Pohono Bridge
Original Descriptions (1933)
Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D
Summaries (1969)
Part A
Part B
Part C
Part D

Recovery Notes (1986)
Pohono Bridge to Tenaya Bridge
Original Descriptions (1933)
Part A
Part B
Part C
Summaries (1969)
Part A
Part B
Part C
Recovery Notes (1986)
Clark’s Bridge
Original Descriptions (1933) Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
New Village to Stoneman Bridge
Original Descriptions (1933) Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
Chinquapin/Wawona
Wawona-Old Village Rd jct. to South Entrance
  Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
South Entrance
  Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
Big Trees Ranger Station
  Summaries (1969) Recovery Notes (1986)
Tioga Pass Road
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir 15′ Quad
Quad 455 includes the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, Ten Lakes, Tamarack Flat, and Yosemite Falls 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1970) Recovery Notes (1986)
Tuolumne Meadows 15′ Quad
Quad 454 includes the Falls Ridge, Tioga Pass, Tenaya Lake, and Vogelsang Peak 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1954) Recovery Notes (1986)
Mono Craters 15′ Quad
Quad 453 includes the Mount Dana, Lee Vining, Koip Peak, and June Lake 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1963) Recovery Notes (1985)
Highway 120
Lake Eleanor 15′ Quad
Quad 456 includes the Cherry Lake South, Lake Eleanor, Ascension Mountain, and Ackerson Mountain 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1961) Recovery Notes (1986)
Tuolumne 15′ Quad
Quad 457 includes the Tuolumne, Duckwall Mountain, Groveland, and Jawbone Ridge 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1961) Recovery Notes (1979)
Sonora 15′ Quad
Quad 458 includes the Sonora, Standard, Chinese Camp, and Moccasin 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1961)
El Portal/Mariposa
El Portal 15′ Quad
Quad 438 includes the Kinsley, El Portal, Feliciana Mountain, and Buckingham Mountain 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1961)
Mariposa 15′ Quad
Quad 419 includes the Mariposa, Stumpfield Mountain, Ben Hur, and Horsecamp Mountain 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1969)
Indian Gulch 15′ Quad
Quad 420 includes the Indian Gulch, Catheys Valley, Owens Reservoir, and Illinois Hill 7.5′ quads.
  Summaries (1960)

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