EPS 20 L06 - What are faults? Wallace Creek Faults: the...

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1 Faults Faults: the product of earthquakes Reading: Bolt Ch 3 Wallace Creek Faults What are faults? Corinth Canal still active? Faults Still active? Mapped faults in CA and NV Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones Active within last 11,000 years “Zone” is within 50 feet of mapped fault …more on the “ Resources ” website Red – most recently active Faults Bay Area Faults Faults red Earthquakes yellow San Andreas San Gregorio Hayward Rodgers Creek Calaveras Concord-Green Valley Greenville Faults Earthquake probabilities Faults Still active? Kuangfu Middle School 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan
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2 Faults Still active? 1999 Chi-Chi earthquake, Taiwan …up to 9 meters vertical offset Faults Still active? Movement along the fault: San Francisco 1906 about 6 meters in places Faults Geomorphology Still active? with time…
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