Computer-based earthquake mapping, San Francisco Bay area
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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Menlo Park, Calif.?] .
Written in English


  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.

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Edition Notes

StatementJeanne B. Perkins, Donald A. Olmstead
SeriesOpen-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 80-1147
ContributionsOlmstead, Donald A. 1942-, Geological Survey (U.S.), Association of Bay Area Governments
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13604760M

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