by Louis Pakiser, Kaye M. Shedlock
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey 1994
Number of pages: 24
Today we are challenging the assumption that earthquakes must present an uncontrollable and unpredictable hazard to life and property. Scientists have begun to estimate the locations and likelihoods of future damaging earthquakes. Sites of greatest hazard are being identified, and definite progress is being made in designing structures that will withstand the effects of earthquakes.
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by William Harmon Norton - Ginn & company
The author has ventured to depart from the common usage which subdivides geology into a number of departments, and to treat in immediate connection with each geological process the land forms and the rock structures which it has produced.
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Earthquakes are as inescapable as the weather. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. One of consequences of major impact to people is generated by big magnitude earthquakes with hypocenter located at the sea.
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This booklet discusses how geologic phenomena are responsible for the magnificent scenery of the Teton region. It is a colorfully illustrated look at the park's geologic makeup, includes colorful back-cover fold-out geologic map of the park.