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Geologic Invest. of Australian Earthquakes: Paleoseismicity and the Recurrence of Surface Faulting in the Stable Regions of Continents: A Journal Reprint
Earthquakes that occur in the stable regions of co

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By Michael Machette (au); Anthony Crone (au)
Year: 1993
Pages: 11
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437907431

Earthquakes that occur in the stable regions of continents are very rare compared to those that occur along template margins. Large, relatively infrequent earthquakes in stable continental regions pose a serious but generally unrecognized threat to millions of people in many parts of the world. The historic surface-faulting earthquakes in Australia offer a unique opportunity to use paleoseismology (the geologic study of prehistoric earthquakes) to determine the long-term record of movement on recently active faults. To take advantage of this opportunity, the authors studied Australian earthquakes that produced surface faulting: the March 30, 1986, Marryat Greek earthquake, and the Tennant Creek earthquakes, which all occurred on January 22, 1988. Illus.

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