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Borrego Mountain Earthquake of April 8, 1968 [Book Review]

Hudson, D. E. (1970) Borrego Mountain Earthquake of April 8, 1968 [Book Review]. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 60 (6). pp. 2091-2092. ISSN 0037-1106.

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This earthquake is of special importance for both geologists and engineers because of the unusually large and complex nature of the tectonic surface ruptures, and because of the possibility that ground shaking associated with this relatively small earthquake might have triggered small motions on distant faults. This paper by two U. S. Geological Survey investigators summarizes the effects of the earthquake on terrain and structures, with special emphasis on slope failures, shattered desert crusts, and seismic compaction.

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Additional Information:© 1970 Seismological Society of America. Book review of: "Borrego Mountain Earthquake of April 8, 1968," by T. Leslie Youd and Robert O. Castle, Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. 96, no. SM 4, July 1970.
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