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Field Trip to the Hayward Fault Zone
This guide provides directions to locations in Hayward, California where visitors can see evidence of creep along the Hayward Fault. There is also information about the earthquake hazards associated with fault zones, earthquake prediction, and landforms associated with offset along a fault. The guide is available in downloadable, printable format (PDF) in two resolutions
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for field trip
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Structural geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-010-374
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey
San Francisco Bay Region Geology
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/wgmt/sfbay/index.html