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San Andreas Fault Study Unearths New Quake Information

January 21, 2010

Bidart fan, Carrizo Plain 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. Full Story

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