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The northern part of the map area and large adjacent regions have been severely shaken by one or more moderate to large prehistoric earthquakes. The evidence of these takes the form of paleoliquefaction features, including shaking-induced sandblows and dikes that fed them. Over several summer field seasons between 1990 and 1994, Cheryl and Pat Munson, along with several of their students, searched ditches and river banks for evidence of liquefaction. They found numerous banks with shaking-induced sandblows and the dikes that fed them. This database includes the location of dikes that the Munsons and those with them observed and measured. Dike thickness was divided into 5 classes, 1 being the smallest at 0-4 cm,...
Categories: Web Site; Tags: 1500 - Hazards, 1501 - Earthquakes, 17025 = Clay, 17047 = Edwards, 17055 = Franklin, All tags...
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This dataset represents the thickness of the potentially minable Fire Clay coal benches in Virginia, West Virginia, and Kentucky. The coal zone is known by other names, depending upon locale. The data were comprised of values from Kentucky in EXCEL format, data searched from the USGS' NCRDS database for Virginia and entered into StratiFact, and a StratiFact database obtained from the West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES). Point data were gridded, the grid contoured and imported to ARC/INFO as polygons. The Kentucky portion was replaced by a polygonal thickness coverage obtained from the Kentucky Geological Survey that had been manually contoured, therefore State line discrepancies are to be expected....
Categories: Web Site; Tags: 21013 = Bell, 21025 = Breathitt, 21043 = Carter, 21051 = Clay, 21063 = Elliott, All tags...


    map background search result map search result map Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Instrumental earthquake locations Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic refraction lines Contours of potentially minable thickness for the Fire Clay coal zone in Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Seismic refraction lines Contours of potentially minable thickness for the Fire Clay coal zone in Virginia, Kentucky, and West Virginia Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Paleoliquefaction surveys between 1990 and 1994 in Indiana Seismotectonic maps in the vicinity of the lower Wabash Valley, Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky - Digital Spatial Database: Instrumental earthquake locations