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The San Andreas Transform Belt: Long Beach to San Francisco, California, July 20 - 29, 1989, Volume T309

The San Andreas Transform Belt: Long Beach to San Francisco, California, July 20 - 29, 1989, Volume T309

Arthur G. Sylvester (Editor), John C. Crowell (Editor), Jon S. Galehouse (Associate Editor), E. A. Hay (Associate Editor), N. T. Hall (Associate Editor), W. R. Cotton (Associate Editor), Carol S. Prentice (Associate Editor), John D. Sims (Associate Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-66692-0

Apr 2013, American Geophysical Union

119 pages

Select type: O-Book

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Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Field Trip Guidebooks Series, Volume 309.

It is always a moving experience for us here in California to stand on the San Andreas fault—to realize that the ground beneath our feet has shifted 330 km dextrally over the last 24 Ma—to realize that even as we stand there, it may shift laterally as much as 6 m—and to know that is some places it is presently creeping as rapidly as 35mm/yr.