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Title: The San Andreas Fault
Url: http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/earthq3/index.html
Publisher: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Description: This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize it, and movement that has occurred. General earthquake information includes an explanation of what earthquakes are, and earthquake magnitude versus intensity. Earthquakes that have occurred along the fault are covered, as well as where the next large one may occur and what can be done about large earthquakes in general.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- America. Western Hemisphere -- North America -- United States -- The West -- Pacific and Mountain States. Far West -- Southwestern States -- New Southwest -- California
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Structural geology -- Faults and folds
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Geology -- Dynamic and structural geology -- Volcanoes and earthquakes -- Earthquakes. Seismology
Science -- Geology -- Geographical divisions -- America -- North America -- United States -- United States Geological Survey -- General publications of the USGS
GEM Subject: Science -- Earth science
Science -- Geology
Key Concept: Geology -- Earthquakes
Geology -- Faults
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1997-06-24
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Secondary Education
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-04-22 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-04-21 15:35:05 (W3C-DTF)
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