San Andreas Fault-California
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
(
wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18

TRANSFORM FAULT- a Right-Lateral Strike Slip Fault
6 views- 3 Google Earth views and 3 maps
Images are from Google Earth


The San Andreas Fault System
 
 latitude: 36.007      longitude:  -120.061
 photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, MBARI. SIO. NSF.
 LIDEO-Columbia 


inclined view

 latitude: 35.878      longitude:  -120.252
 photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, MBARI. SIO. NSF.
 LIDEO-Columbia 



2 maps from the Geologic Map of the USA

lose view of the Los Angeles area

    
San Andreas Fault, Sierra Nevada Mountains, and Great Basin

 

San Andreas Fault Linked References
 

San Andreas Fault Line- Geology.com
http://geology.com/articles/san-andreas-fault.shtml

The San Andreas Fault of California
http://www.amusingplanet.com/2015/03/the-san-andreas-fault-of-california.html

A Guide to Earthquake Tourism along the San Andreas Fault
https://www.kcet.org/travel/a-guide-to-earthquake-tourism-along-the-san-andreas-fault

Aerial View of the San Andreas Fault 
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v509/n7501/fig_tab/nature13338_F1.html

San Andreas Transform Fault Zone
http://academic.emporia.edu/aberjame/student/nester1/sandreas.htm

The Entire San Andreas Fault Could Rupture During the Big One
http://www.iflscience.com/environment/entire-san-andreas-fault-rupture-during-big-one

Why Donít the Earthquakes Line Up with the San Andreas Fault
http://temblor.net/earthquake-insights/san-andreas-427

Geologic History of the San Andreas Fault- USGS
https://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/archive/socal/geology/geologic_history/san_andreas_history.html

Interactive Map of the San Andreas Fault
http://www.thulescientific.com/san-andreas-fault-map.html

The San Andreas Fault is Moving in All Directions
http://www.businessinsider.com/san-andreas-earthquake-risk-increases-2016-6

   

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