|Active Faulting in Idaho|
This lesson introduces students to faulting from the Quaternary Period and the Holocene Epoch in the State of Idaho. They will examine a map showing the distribution of these faults and answer questions concerning groundwater circulation and earthquake potential, and determine which geologic province has the most neotectonically active faults (15,000 years or younger).
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DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-012-554
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Publisher: Digital Atlas of Idaho