Issue Date: September/October 2011


GEOSTRATA, 2011, September/October, 56-59     Figure 1. Block diagram of the Cascadia subduction zone showing three types of earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest (graphic courtesy of USGS). On March 11, 2011, between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. local time, a tsunami struck the west coast of the U.S with shoreline wave heights of nearly 3 […]

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