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Row of sand spouts with two principal craters on emergent floor of Hebgen Lake. Hebgen Lake, Gallatin County, Montana Earthquake. 1959.

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1959

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Album caption and index card: Row of sand spouts with two principal craters on emergent floor of Hebgen Lake. The row of sand spouts is on trace fault with downdropped block to the right. The fault displacement of about two feet is masked by the movement of saturated silt with the recession of the lake water. The craters were formed after the shore emerged and thus were not destroyed by lake waves. Tobacco can gives scale. Lake Hebgen earthquake. Gallatin County, Montana. 1959. Published as Figure 96 in U.S. Geological Survey. Professional Paper 435. 1964.

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U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Swenson, Frank Albert

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