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Scientists map source of Northwest’s next big quake | Geology Page

Northwest's next big earthquake: Source mapped: Juan de Fuca plate is first tectonic plate to be mapped from midocean ridge to subduction zone -- ScienceDaily

Tectonic map of major fault bounded blocks and their ages (by Clark Burchfiel and others)

Tectonic map of major fault bounded blocks and their ages (by Clark Burchfiel & others)

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The well known San Andreas Fault line runs right through Pinnacles National Park.

The well known San Andreas Fault line runs right through Pinnacles National Park. great family destination too

Severely deformed sedimentary rock layers exposed in a roadcut of the Antelope Valley Freeway (Interstate Highway 19) within the San Andreas Fault zone near Palmdale, California. The sedimentary rocks were deposited in late Miocene streams & ponds.  This folding and faulting occurs within the San Andreas Fault zone.

Photograph of severely deformed sedimentary rock layers exposed in a roadcut of the Antelope Valley Freeway within the San Andreas fault zone near Palmdale, CA;

Normal and thrust faults by Sezgin Aytuna, via Flickr

Normal and thrust faults (?) in the Lower-Middle Miocene volcano-clastics, on the Istanbul Highway (TEM) near Ankara, Turkey

Stalagmites in Indiana cave may record past earthquakes #Geology #GeologyPage

Shattered cave formations in the central and eastern United States preserve one of the longest records of powerful earthquakes in these regions.

Plate tectonics without jerking #Geology #GeologyPage

Reading the Earth's LIPS: Large igneous provinces associated with mid-ocean ridges

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The Cartoon Guide to Geology. Only the sample chapter is available but the clarity of the available Plate Tectonics chapter is exceptional.

The Cartoon Guide to Geology. Only the sample chapter is available but the clarity of the available Plate Tectonics chapter is exceptional.

Stanford scientists use 'virtual earthquakes' to forecast Los Angeles quake risk | #GeologyPage

Stanford scientists use 'virtual earthquakes' to forecast Los Angeles quake risk

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