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11 January 2014

New map of Hollywood fault released

Amid an atmosphere of contention and high stakes, the California Geological Survey¬†this week released a preliminary¬†official map of the Hollywood Fault, one of the most threatening urban earthquake faults in the U.S. The map ( available in PDF format here ) delineates the best estimate surface trace of the Hollywood fault, which forms the southern boundary of the Santa Monica Mountains in urban Los Angeles. It also defines a “special …

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