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21:44 Coastal uplift is occurring from the southern part of Vancouver Island, Canada,  south to the central Oregon Coast Bulging of the hanging wall because we are squeezing the rocks, because the  fault is locked The ultimate size of the eq depends on the fault plane that slips Cascadia Mega Thrust  –huge fault which can generate huge earthquakes Article: Faraway Tsunami Hints at a Really Big Northwest Quake Jan 26, 1799 Magnitude 9 As the coast subsided that day, trees found their roots in salty weather Ghost forest—cedar trees Tidal waves also hit the US Coast—carry clean beach sands (S) inland and  depositing them on coastal estuarine mud flats (SO, M) Found a white sand, that didn’t look like any of the mud Mud (M) on top of sand (S) on top of soil (SO) Tsunami Sands Idea that no earthquakes on the cascadia fault is bad news Brian Atwater argued
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course GEOL 240Lxg taught by Professor 12:30-01:50pm during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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