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Geologic Setting and Activity of Faults in the San Fernando Area, California

Wentworth, Carl M. and Yerkes, R. F. and Allen, Clarence R. (1971) Geologic Setting and Activity of Faults in the San Fernando Area, California. In: The San Fernando, California, Earthquake of February 9, 1971: A Preliminary Report Published Jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Geological Survey Professional Paper. No.733. United States Geological Survey , Washington, DC, pp. 6-16.

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The faulting associated with the San Fernando earthquake of February 9, 1971, occurred in the Transverse Ranges structural province, a region noted for its strong and relatively young tectonic deformation. This is, however, the first example of historic surface faulting within the interior of that province.

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