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The San Andreas Fault

Allen, Clarence R. (1957) The San Andreas Fault. Engineering and Science, 20 (8). pp. 17-21. ISSN 0013-7812. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20141028-101744174

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Abstract

Every earthquake on the San Andreas fault, no matter how small, seems to renew public interest in this intriguing geologic feature. The recent San Francisco earthquake of March 22nd was no exception, although the press reports might well have left readers in doubt as to the true significance of this earthquake in the over-all history of the fault. Is it true, as stated in one publication, that this earthquake represents the San Andreas's "periodic shrug"? What is the San Andreas fault, and what do geologists and seismologists expect in the way of future activity?


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