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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley,Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database:Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Illinois

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
1990
End Date
1994
File Modification Date
2013-05-16 14:07:50

Summary

Over several summer field seasons from 1990 through 1994,several workers searched ditches and river banks for evidence ofliquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced,pre-historic, earthquake induced sandblows and thedikes that fed them. This database shows where they searched.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Susan Rhea
Process Contact :
Susan Rhea
Distributor :
Susan Rhea
Metadata Contact :
Peter N Schweitzer
Originator :
Rhea, Susan

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liq94surv.xml
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Purpose

The data was generated to help in understanding the seismotectonic hazardsin the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley. This data complements similardata collected in the vicinity of New Madrid, MO(US Geological SurveyOpen-File Report 95-0574, available via ftp at<http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1995/ofr-95-0574/>)

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processingUrl http://sciencebase.org/metadata/geo-nsdi.er.usgs.gov/metadata/open-file/97-681/liq94surv.xml

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