The Wasatch fault (PI-40)
By: S. N. Eldredge A beautifully designed and easy to understand publication discussing the geologic history of the Wasatch Fault and possible dangers it poses to anyone living nearby. This is a perfect introduction to the fault for anyone of...
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Ground-shaking map for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Wasatch fault, Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area (PI-76)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, D. Wright, S. S. Olig, F. X. Ashland, N. Gregor, and G. E. Christenson This map illustrates the estimated intensity of ground shaking that would occur in a magnitude 7 earthquake on the...
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Utah Earthquakes (1850-2016) and Quaternary Faults (M-277)
By: Steve D. Bowman and Walter J. Arabasz This map shows earthquakes known to have occurred within and surrounding Utah from 1850 through December 2016 and mapped Quaternary faults considered to be earthquake sources. The faults shown on the map...
$12.95
Utah’s Ancient Mega-Landslides: Geology, Discovery, and Guide to Earth’s Largest Terrestrial Landslides (C-132)
by Robert F. Biek, Peter D. Rowley, and David B. Hacker Southwest Utah contains what may be the largest landslide complex on land in the world. This complex includes three ancient side-by-side gigantic slides that cover an area roughly the...
$12.95
Homebuyers guide to earthquake hazards in Utah (PI-38)
By: S. N. Eldredge Large, damaging earthquakes can happen in many parts of Utah. Therefore, when choosing where to live in this state, we should be aware of the earthquake risk. It is important to know what potential earthquake hazards...
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Guidelines for Investigating Geologic Hazards and Preparing Engineering-Geology Reports with a Suggested Approach to Geologic-Hazard Ordinances in Utah, Second Edition (C-128)
Edited by Steve D. Bowman and William R. Lund Summary The purpose of these guidelines for investigating geologic hazards and preparing engineering-geology reports, is to provide recommendations for appropriate, minimum investigative techniques, standards, and report content to ensure adequate geologic...
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Historic aerial photography, 1938 Salt Lake Aqueduct Project, Salt Lake, Utah, and Wasatch Counties, Utah (OFR-537)
By: S. D. Bowman and K. Beisner This compilation of the 1938 Salt Lake Aqueduct Project includes 183 scanned aerial photograph prints (frames) taken as part of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR) Salt Lake Aqueduct Project. The Salt Lake...
$24.95
Earthquake fault map of a portion of Washington County, Utah (PI-85)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in the Hurricane fault zone adjacent to the towns of La Verkin and Hurricane and in the Washington fault zone adjacent to St. George and Washington. Back side of map...
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Liquefaction-potential map for a part of Utah County, Utah (PI-28)
By: J. L. Jarva The liquefaction-potential categories of Utah County are mapped based on local geology and subsurface soil and water conditions and depend on the probability of having an earthquake within a 100-year period that will be strong enough...
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Guidelines for evaluating surface-fault-rupture hazards in Utah (MP 03-6)
By: G. E. Christenson, L. D. Batatian, and C. V. Nelson The purpose of these guidelines is to outline appropriate surface-fault-rupture-hazard investigation techniques and report content to ensure adequate studies to protect the public, aid in land-use regulation, and facilitate...
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Earthquake scenario and probabilistic ground shaking maps for the Salt Lake City, Utah, metropolitan area (MP 02-5)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, S. S. Olig, P. Thomas, D. Wright, F. X. Ashland, and N. Gregor The Salt Lake City metropolitan area is one of the most seismically hazardous urban areas in the interior of the...
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Geology and geologic hazards of Tooele Valley and the West Desert hazardous industry Area, Tooele County, Utah (SS-96)
By: B. D. Black, B. J. Solomon, and K. M. Harty Geologic hazards are naturally occurring geologic processes that present a risk to life and property. Tooele County is subject to many geologic hazards that need to be identified and...
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Engineering geology of Park City, Summit County, Utah (SS-66)
By: H. E. Gill and W. R. LundPark City began as a mining community in the late 1860s and mining continued actively in the area for more than 100 years. In the 1970s skiing surpassed mining as the major industry...
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Contributions to Quaternary geology of the Colorado Plateau (San Juan County) G.E. Christenson (SS-64)
By: C. G. Oviatt, J. F. Shroder, and R. E. Sewell The Colorado Plateau is a unique area for the study of Quaternary deposits and processes since it has been the site of continuous stream downcutting, cliff retreat, and landscape...
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Geologic evaluation and hazard potential of liquefaction-induced landslides along the Wasatch Front, Utah (SS-104)
By: K. M. Harty and M. Lowe The purpose of this study is to evaluate the potential for future movement of the landslides during earthquakes to determine the hazard these features may pose. Goals of the study were to: (1)...
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Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962 (PI-72)
By: S. N. Eldredge and E. H. O'Brien This photo essay contains selected photos, brief text, and newspaper excerpts for four significant earthquakes in Utah, illustrating what happened and what could happen during an earthquake. Original photos were compiled by...
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Earthquakes & Utah (PI-48)
By: S. N. Eldredge This pamphlet is an introduction to Utah’s earthquakes and answers the commonly asked questions of where, why, and how often earthquakes occur in Utah; how big they are and how they are measured; and what may...
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Earthquake fault map of a portion of Davis County, Utah (PI-2)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in Davis County. Back side of map includes information on faults, effects of surface fault rupture, when and where surface rupture is likely to occur, and what can be done...
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Deterministic maximum peak bedrock acceleration maps for Utah (MP 02-11)
By: M. W. Halling, J. R. Keaton, L. R. Anderson, and W. Kohler Maximum ground motion maps for the State of Utah were prepared for the Utah Department of Transportation to provide context for probabilistic ground motion maps. Deterministic procedures...
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Landslide maps of Utah (M-246dm)
By: A. H. Elliot and K. M. Harty Significant economic losses are associated with landslides, and Utah has numerous landslides and landslide-prone geologic units. Exposure to landslide hazards increases as development expands onto hillsides and other landslide-prone areas. To improve...
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The September 2, 1992 ML 5.8 St. George earthquake, Washington County, Utah (C-88)
By: G. E. Christenson, editor Ground shaking and slope failures were the dominant geologic effects associated with the September 2, 1992 St. George earthquake. Ground shaking caused damage to buildings in Hurricane, La Verkin, Washington, St. George, and other. A...
$7.75
Quaternary tectonics of Utah with emphasis on earthquake-hazard characterization (B-127)
By: S. Hecker This report consolidates and synthesizes information on Quaternary faulting, folding, and volcanism in Utah and characterizes recent tectonic activity throughout the state. The primary purpose is to provide a comprehensive reference on fault-specific seismic sources and surface...
$17.50
Engineering geology of the Salt Lake City metropolitan area, Utah (B-126)
By: W. R. Lund, editorGeologic exposures in the Salt Lake City region record a long history of sedimentation and tectonic activity extending back to the Precambrian Era. Today, the city lies above a deep, sediment-filled basin flanked by two uplifted...
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CABLE MOUNTAIN ROCK AVALANCHE (RI-281)
By: Jessica J. Castleton and Ben A. Erickson On August 24, 2019, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a large slab of Navajo Sandstone detached from a vertical cliff face of Cable Mountain above the Weeping Rock area, in Zion National Park,...
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