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Quaternary Fault Lines

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Summary

This map layer contains locations and information on faults and associated folds, in the United States, that are believed to be sources of significant earthquakes (those of magnitude 6 or greater) during the past 1,600,000 years.

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Shapefile: Faults.zip
Faults.shp 9.42 MB
Faults.dbf 11.27 MB
Faults.shx 358.02 KB
Faults.prj 145 Bytes
Faults.shp.xml
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151.43 KB
Faults.sbn 434.09 KB
Faults.sbx 15.14 KB

Purpose

These data are intended for geographic display and analysis at the national level, and for large regional areas. The data should be displayed and analyzed at scales appropriate for 1:250,000-scale data. No responsibility is assumed by the National Atlas of the United States in the use of these data.

Map

Spatial Services

ScienceBase WMS

ScienceBase WFS

Communities

  • USGS Multi-Hazards Demonstration Project

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Provenance

<p> Kathy Haller, U.S. Geological Survey, Richard Dart, U.S. Geological Survey, Susan Rhea, U.S. Geological Survey</p>

Additional Information

Alternate Titles

  • Faults

Shapefile Extension

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