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6 December 2010
Hey there, If you’re a geoblogger or in charge of a geology website, please consider updating your blogrolls. There’s been a lot of turnover in URLs this year, and I notice that a lot of the “Mountain Beltway” links are out of date. Thanks, C
The author recounts a field trip in October along the section of Turkey’s North Anatolian Fault that last ruptured in 1944. The rock types on either side of the fault are compared, offset markers are illustrated, and several types of landforms particular to strike-slip faults are shown. The post concludes with an examination of the town of Gerede itself, which is built directly atop the fault.