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FAQ: Earthquakes, Faults, Plate Tectonics, Earth Structure
This frequently-asked-questions feature provides answers about earthquakes, faults, plate tectonics, and earth structure. Maps and diagrams are provided with some answers, and links to additional information and to related topics are included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geophysics
    • Structural geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-876
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Earthquake Hazards Program
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/