Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962 (PI-72)

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Earthquakes and Liquefaction

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 Edith H. O’Brien, Earthquake Education Services, University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS), Salt Lake City, Utah as part of an earthquake education project funded by the U.S. Geological Survey under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (Susan J. Nava, co-project investigator). The project, Personalizing the Earthquake Threat in the Intermountain West, is a collection of photographs, newspaper articles, and personal accounts of 48 earthquakes in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah.

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Published: 2001
Pages: 22 p.
Location: Box Elder, Cache, Salt Lake and Sevier Counties
Media Type: Paper Publication

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