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California Faultline Research Project

Fault I chose:

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Type of fault:

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Type of rock predominantly found along this fault:

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Major cities/metropolitan areas it runs through:

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Recent activity along this fault (date and Richter rating):

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Major earthquakes along this fault (date and Richter rating):

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Choose one of the major earthquakes above to answer the following questions:

Earthquake:

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What areas/cities were affected by the earthquake?

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What type of damage was done to cities and roads?


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How was the water supply and soil affected?

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What were the economic effects on the community?

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Type of safety precautions people around this fault must take:

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Quick sketch of where this fault is found:


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