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The Walker Pass earthquakes and structure of the Southern Sierra Nevada

Chakrabarty, S. K. and Richter, C. F. (1949) The Walker Pass earthquakes and structure of the Southern Sierra Nevada. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 39 (2). pp. 93-107. ISSN 0037-1106. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140731-134926393

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Abstract

On March 15, 1946, a strong earthquake occurred in the Walker Pass area of the southern Sierra Nevada. This earthquake and a large foreshock and numerous aftershocks were well registered at Pasadena and its auxiliary stations in southern California. Copies of records at Boulder City and Pierce Ferry were kindly provided by the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Mr. S. T. Martner and Mr. F. E. Lehner operated the portable seismometer to record aftershocks at two localities: station No. 1, near Isabella, at 35° 39' 31" N, 118° 25' 45" W, and station No. 2, east of Mojave, at 35° 01'.0 N, 118 ° 01'.7 W.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1949 by the Seismological Society of America. Manuscript received for publication October 28, 1948. The writers are indebted to Professor Gutenberg for valuable discussion and helpful suggestions in carrying out this investigation.
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