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Faults of the Los Angeles Basin Region: See:

Understanding Earthquake Hazards in Southern California - The "LARSE" Project: Working For A Safer Future For Los Angeles:

Selected References

Davis, T.L., J. Namson, and R.F. Yerkes, 1989, A cross-section of the Los Angeles area: seismically active fold and thrust belt, the 1987 Whittier Narrows earthquake, and earthquake hazard, Journal of Geophysical Research, 94, p. 9644-9664.

Shaw, J.H., and J. Suppe, 1996, Earthquake hazards of active blind-thrust faults under the central Los Angeles basin, California, Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, p. 8623-8642.

Walls, C., T. Rockwell, K. Mueller, Y. Bock, S. Williams, J. Pfanner, J. Dolan, and P. Fang, 1998, Escape tectonics in the Los Angeles metropolitan region and implications for seismic risk, Nature, 394, p. 356-360.

Wright, T., 1991, Structural Geology and tectonic evolution of the Los Angeles Basin, in Active Margin Basins [edited by K.T. Biddle], AAPG, p. 35-134.


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