Evaluation of potential surface faulting and other tectonic deformation
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Published by The Survey in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English


  • Faults (Geology) -- United States,
  • Rock deformation -- United States

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Statementby M.G. Bonilla ; prepared with partial support from U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey
SeriesOpen-file report -- 82-732, Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-732
ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13564953M

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