Faults

Fractures in the Earth's crust accompanied by a displacement of one side of the fracture with respect to the other. [UGSG Circ 1048]
This category is also used for normal faults, reverse faults, thrust faults, strike-slip faults, and transverse faults.
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Fault zones (4 items)
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An update of Quaternary faults of central and eastern Oregon

This publication updates previous fault maps of Oregon as a contribution to the larger U.S. Geological Survey effort to produce digital maps of active faults in the Pacific Northwest region. The new map is derived from the 1992 fault map of Pezzopane, Na

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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Basement faults

This cover contains faults in the unconformity at the Cambrian-Precambrian boundary. These data were contributed by Glenn Bear of Indiana University as part of the work on his doctoral thesis. The southern part of the map was produced by James Drahovzal o

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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Surface and near-surface faults

This cover consists of surface and near-surface faults compiled by the Illinois Basin Consortium in a multiyear project. This part of the project ended around 1994 and resulted in a publication by the Gas Research Institute. The report, cited in a cross-

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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Kentucky faults

This data is from the fault printing separate used in publishing the 1988 Geologic Map of Kentucky. Separates for geology, surface faults, and cultural features were scanned and sent via email from U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. The scanned data was

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Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Surface faults in Paducah

This data is from the geologic map of the Paducah 1°x2° Sheet, digitized by the Illinois State Geological Survey, John Nelson directing. We obtained the digitized, exported coverage of faults and geology from Barb Stiff (stiff@geoserv.isgs.uiuc.edu) 199

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Evaluation of faults and their effect on ground-water flow southwest of Frenchman Flat, Nye and Clark Counties, Nevada: A Digital Database

Ground-water flow through the region south and west of Frenchman Flat, in the Ash Meadows subbasin of the Death Valley ground-water flow system, is controlled mostly by faults which arrange the distribution of permeable and impermeable rocks. In addition,

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Geologic map of the Hayward fault zone, Contra Costa, Alameda, and Santa Clara Counties, California: A digital database

This digital map database, compiled from previously open- filed U.S. Geological Survey reports (Graymer and others, 1994, Graymer, Jones, and Brabb, 1994) and unpublished data, represents the general distribution of rocks and faults in the Hayward faul

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Regional geologic map of San Andreas and related faults in Carrizo Plain, Temblor, Caliente and La Panza Ranges and vicinity, California: A digital database

This digital map database is prepared from a previously published map by Dibblee (1973). The geologic map database delineates map units that are identified by general age, lithology, and clast size following the stratigraphic nomenclature of the U.S. Geol

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Geologic Map of the Eminence Quadrangle, Shannon County, Missouri

The geology of the Eminence 7 1/2-minute quadrangle , Shannon County, Missouri was mapped from 1996 through 1997 as part of the Midcontinent Karst Systems and Geologic Mapping Project, Eastern Earth Surface Processes Team. The map supports the production

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Geologic Map of the Hogback Mountain Quadrangle, Lewis and Clark and Meagher Counties, Montana

The geologic map of the Hogback Mountain quadrangle, scale 1:24,000, was made as part of the Montana Investigations Project to provide new information on the stratigraphy, structure, and geologic history of an area in the geologically complex southern par

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Geologic map of the Jasper quadrangle, Newton and Boone Counties, Arkansas

This digital geologic map compilation presents new polygon (i.e., geologic map unit contacts), line (i.e., fault, fold axis, and structure contour), and point (i.e., structural attitude, contact elevations) vector data for the Jasper 7 1/2' quadrangle in

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Geologic map and digital database of the Conejo Well 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California

This data set maps and describes the geology of the Conejo Well 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, southern California. The quadrangle, situated in Joshua Tree National Park in the eastern Transverse Ranges physiographic and structural province, enc

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Digital geologic map and database of the Frederick 30 X 60 minute quadrangle, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia

The geology of the Frederick 30 by 60 minute quadrangle, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, was mapped on 1:24,000-scale base maps from 1989 to 1994. The geologic data were manually compiled at 1:100,000-scale in 1997 and were digitized and converted

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Geologic map and digital database of the Pinto Mountain 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California

This data set maps and describes the geology of the Pinto Mountain 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, southern California. The quadrangle, situated in Joshua Tree National Park in the eastern Transverse Ranges physiographic and structural province,

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Geologic map and digital database of the San Bernardino Wash 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, California

This data set maps and describes the geology of the San Bernardino Wash 7.5 minute quadrangle, Riverside County, southern California. The quadrangle, situated in Joshua Tree National Park in the eastern Transverse Ranges physiographic and structural prov

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Preliminary geologic map of the Mesquite quadrangle, Clark and Lincoln Counties, Nevada and Mohave County, Arizona

Original geologic data mapped by the author in 1995 and 1996 with emphasis on structures in Miocene basin-fill deposits of the Muddy Creek Formation that may control availability and quality of groundwater.

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Hydrostructural Maps of the Death Valley Regional Flow System, Nevada and California--Map A: Structural Framework, Neogene Basins, and Potentiometric Surface; Map B: Structural Framework, Earthquake Epicenters, and Potential Zones of Enhanced Hydraulic Conductivity

The locations of principal faults and structural zones that may influence ground-water flow were compiled in support of a three-dimensional ground-water model for the Death Valley regional flow system (DVRFS), which covers 80,000 square km in southwestern

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Geology of Point Reyes National Seashore and Vicinity, California: A Digital Database

The Point Reyes Peninsula is a roughly triangular projection of the Marin County coast with an apex at Point Reyes and a base along Tomales Bay and the rift valley of the San Andreas fault zone. This fault zone forms the active tectonic boundary between

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