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Someone Else’s Fault Almost everyone knows about the San Andreas Fault in California. Shifting along this fault line resulted in numerous damaging earthquakes throughout the twentieth century. Relatively unknown by comparison, the New Madrid Fault in the central United States
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Unformatted text preview: caused three of the most powerful earthquakes in U.S. history in the nineteenth century. One earthquake along this fault line was so stretch. Damage from the earthquake was reported as far away as Charleston, South Carolina, and Washington, DC....
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