Gerede segment of the North Anatolian Fault - Mountain Beltway
The author recounts a field trip in October along the section of Turkey's North Anatolian Fault that last ruptured in 1944. The rock types on either side of the fault are compared, offset markers are illustrated, and several types of landforms particular to strike-slip faults are shown. The post concludes with an examination of the town of Gerede itself, which is built directly atop the fault.
Worst Earthquake Horror Happened in New Madrid Fault - Guardian Liberty Voice
One of the worst earthquake horrors that ever happened in the United States did not take place in Alaska or California, but occured in the middle of the country around 200 years ago. It was centered where seven states are linked around the Mississippi River Valley today. Seismologists at the United States Geological Survey think […]