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Geology 240 Earthquakes Field Trip Guide
This guide includes a route and stops that present features of the San Andreas fault in the vicinity of Los Angeles and Wrightwood, California. Students can see different rock types on either side of the fault, representing the Pacific and North American Plates, and other features such as sag ponds, fault gouge, fault valleys, and tilted layers of sediments.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for field trip
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-010-238
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Leon Teng
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Southern California