Earth science: The slippery slope

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Abstract

Seismic readings suggest that a zone of weak, slippery rocks lies beneath the Pacific northwest coast of the United States. These frail layers might be limiting the violence of earthquakes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-498
Number of pages2
JournalNature
Volume417
Issue number6888
DOIs
StatePublished - May 30 2002

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