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In 1991, Laurie C. Van De Werfhorst, along with other students in Field Methods in Archaeology Class of De Anza ... [Read more]

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Prepared by C. McK. Laizure,
Mining Engineer of the California State Mining Bureau

There has been no commercial production of petroleum in Santa Cruz County, although small seepages of crude oil have been found and a number of wells drilled. According to J. C. Branner, J. F. Newson ..." [More]

Excerpted from Mineral Survey of Santa Cruz County - Petroleum and Potash by C. McK. Laizure