Active Faulting and Mountain Building Photos


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San Andreas fault, Pt. Reyes, Cal.

Fault exposure

Fault-controlled range front. Death Valley, CA.

Fault scarp in alluvial fan, Death Valley, CA.

Owens Valley fault scarp, CA.

Death Valley, CA

Triangular facets, SW Montana.

Teton Range, WY

Wineglass Cyn along Wasatch FZ, SLC, Utah.

Logging a trench.

Offset sidewalk by creep. Hollister, CA.

Drowned tree preserved in intertidal zone, OR.



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