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A Land in Motion: California's San Andreas Fault

By: Michael Collier

128 pages, 60 col photos, 35 diags

University of California Press

Paperback | Nov 1999 | #98849 | ISBN: 0520218973
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Gives a geologic history of the San Andreas Fault, discussing the evolution of seismology as a science and tracing the knowledge that scientists have gleaned about earthquakes and plate tectonics from their work on the fault.


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Biography

Michael Collier is a freelance writer and photographer based in Flagstaff, Arizona, where he is also a family-practice physician. He has contributed photographs and essays to numerous publications including National Geographic Traveler, Sunset, and Pacific Discovery. Among his previous books are Water, Earth, and Sky: The Colorado River Basin (1999), Arizona: A View from Above (1990), and The Geology of Death Valley (1990).

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