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San Andreas Fault Study Unearths New Quake Information
January 21, 2010
Recent collaborative studies of stream channel offsets along the San Andreas Fault by researchers at Arizona State University and University of California, Irvine reveal new information about fault behavior--affecting how we understand the potential for damaging earthquakes.
Arizona State University
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