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Imperial Fault trace, Imperial Valley, California Earthquake. 1979.

Dates

Date Taken
1979

Summary

Imperial Fault trace, one kilometer south of County Highway S-80 (11.3 kilometers northwest of the southeast end of the fault). Echelon fissures (vertically oriented) trend N. 20-50 degrees W. The fault trace trends between N. 30-40 degrees W. Compressional features (dark horizontal bands) join the ends of the separate echelon fractures. The distance between the manmade berms (wide dark diagonal bands) is about 9.1 meters. The maximum width of the obviously deformed zone is about 0.6 meter. View is south. Photo by M.J. Rymer taken on October 23, 1979. Imperial Valley, California Earthquake. October 15, 1979.

Contacts

Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Rymer, M.J.

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Type Scheme Key
name photoLibrary jce00001
number photoLibrary 19919
batch photoLibrary batch86
number_in_book photoLibrary 1

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