Finding Fault in California: An Earthquake Tourist's Guide

Finding Fault in California: An Earthquake Tourist's Guide

by Susan Elizabeth Hough
     
 

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California has plenty of faults -- seismic faults, that is, and they're largely responsible for the Golden State's geologically diverse and dynamic landscape. With humor and ease, geologist Susan Hough leads you to the state's most accessible and active faults, telling the stories behind the major temblors that have shaken the region. Whether you're planning a…  See more details below

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California has plenty of faults -- seismic faults, that is, and they're largely responsible for the Golden State's geologically diverse and dynamic landscape. With humor and ease, geologist Susan Hough leads you to the state's most accessible and active faults, telling the stories behind the major temblors that have shaken the region. Whether you're planning a vacation and want to see the remains of earthquake destruction up close or just want to know whether that cracked sidewalk in front of your house is on a fault, you'll find out where to go and what to look for when Finding Fault in California.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878424955
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
263
Sales rank:
762,393
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 10.38(h) x 0.53(d)

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