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Alaska DNR creates fault line website


The Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys has released an interactive web map application displaying earthquake faults and folds throughout Alaska that are believed capable of producing damaging earthquakes.

The new application, Alaska’s Quaternary Faults and Folds, focuses on “geologically recent activity,” and is part of the DGGS Engineering Geology Section’s efforts to better characterize earthquake hazards.

The map included uses zoom and scroll options to navigate and view the locations of active earthquake faults across the st...

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