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Faults and lineaments of the Southern Cascades, Oregon

C. F. Kienle

Faults and lineaments of the Southern Cascades, Oregon

by C. F. Kienle

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Published by State of Oregon, Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries in Portland, Or. (1005 State Office Bldg., Portland 97201) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cascade Range.,
  • Oregon.
    • Subjects:
    • Faults (Geology) -- Cascade Range.,
    • Joints (Geology) -- Cascade Range.,
    • Geology -- Oregon.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprincipal authors, C.F. Kienle, C.A. Nelson, R.D. Lawrence (Foundation Sciences, Inc.).
      SeriesSpecial paper / State of Oregon, Department of Geology and Mineral Industries ;, 13, Special paper (Oregon. Dept. of Geology and Mineral Industries) ;, 13.
      ContributionsNelson, Clemens Arvid, 1918-, Lawrence, R. D. 1943-, Foundation Sciences, Inc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE606.5.U6 K53 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 23 p. :
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3143199M
      LC Control Number82620640

      Shallow faults produce earthquakes in the upper 18 miles (30 kilometers) of the Earth’s crust. These types of faults are common, but usually small. Larger crustal faults, such as the Seattle fault and southern Whidbey Island fault zone, can produce earthquakes up to magnitude The southern Whidbey Island fault (SWIF) stretches from the vicinity of Victoria, B.C., across Puget Sound as far as the Cascade Range. This scenario was modeled on the part of the SWIF from Woodinville to just west of Whidbey Island. The SWIF has been assessed by the USGS as capable of generating the largest crustal earthquake in Puget Sound.

        The fault running for more than miles off the coast of Washington, Oregon, Northern California and Vancouver Island, Canada is more complex than first thought, according to research from the. No torn or missing pages. BEAUTIFUL brightly colored illustrations by Gordon Robinson. Binding is strong. Book is bent in the bottom left hand Rating: % positive.

      The New Madrid Seismic Zone, one of the most active faults in the nation outside of the west and more active than the New York fault line and the PA earthquake fault line, is located in the U.S. heartland. It runs from southeastern Missouri through northeastern Arkansas to western Tennessee, western Kentucky and southern Illinois. In , it. The Brothers Fault Zone (BFZ)—believed to have been named after Brothers, Oregon—is the most notable of a set of northwest trending fault zones including the Eugene–Denio, McLouglin, and Vale zones that dominate the geological structure of most of are also representative of a regional pattern of generally northwest striking geological features ranging .


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@article{osti_, title = {Faults and lineaments of the Southern Cascades, Oregon. Get this from a library. Faults and lineaments of the Southern Cascades, Oregon. [C F Kienle; Clemens Arvid Nelson; R D Lawrence; Foundation Sciences, Inc.].

Oregon High Cascades. In this paper we examine this part of the Cascade arc, focusing on the spatial relationship between gravity anomalies and the distributions of Quaternary vents, Quaternary faults, crustal earthquakes, seismic velocity struc- ture, and other crustal manifestations of stress, tectonism, and geothermal by:   The book is tedious in places (and needed to be) and ultimately gives us a compresenive history of the science of the Cascadia Fault Zone.

The Alaska earthquake looks to be a minor quake in terms of damage (and the San Andreas is puny in comparision)/5. Steele, ) appears to coincide in the central Oregon Cascades with a north-northeasterly residual gravity low identified by Couch and others (a; b; Figure ) as a fracture and fault zone bounding the High Cascades.

The Willamette Pass area lies at the boundary of the two physiographic : Neil M. Woller. We document numerous Quaternary-active normal faults across the La Pine graben in the central Oregon Cascade Range.

These faults add significantly to the number and distribution of known active faults in the region and suggest potentially complex relationships between the timing of volcanic activity and the timing of surface ruptures on the : Michael J.

Vadman, Sean P. Bemis. Isostatic residual gravity anomalies in the southern Cascade Range of northern Faults and lineaments of the Southern Cascades and southern Oregon are spatially correlated with broad zones of Quaternary magmatism as reflected by the total volume of Quaternary volcanic products, the distribution of Quaternary vents, and the anomalously low teleseismic P wave velocities in the upper 30 km of by: Cascadia is the new thriller from author and Oregon native H.W.

Buzz Bernard, a former weather officer with the U.S. Air Force for over 30 years, and a senior meteorologist at the Weather Channel for 13 years.

Since publication of his debut novel Eyewall inBernard has released a total of five thriller novels, with Cascadia being the latest, slated for release in July of /5. Chapter Introduction: Geology of Southwest Oregon Southwest Oregon has a rich, diverse, and complex geologic history.

Geologic features in the region range from the ancient Klamath-Siskiyou Mountains to the geologically young High Cascade Mountains.

The flat topped mesas of the Table Rocks, with their ownFile Size: 59KB. Abstract. Significant uncertainty remains concerning how and where crustal shortening occurs throughout the eastern Cascade Range in Washington State.

Using light detection and ranging (lidar) imagery, we identified an ∼ 5‐km‐long lineament in Swakane canyon near Wenatchee, roughly coincident with a strand of the Entiat : Benjamin M. Carlson, Elizabeth R.

Schermer, Colin B. Amos, William J. Stephenson, Brian L. Sherrod. The mile-long Cascadia subduction zone that's just off the coast of California, Oregon and Washington will, sooner or later, produce a mammoth earthquake, scientists say.

Oregon Books & Games (Corner 7 th & E Streets, Grants Pass) Fascinating history of the Southern Pacific railroad in Oregon. The book begins with a look at the SP's predecessor lines (the Oregon & California, the Oregon Pacific, and the Portland, Eugene & Eastern as well as the narrow gauge lines in the Willamette Valley) before discussing each section of the SP in depth: the Greater Portland area, the Valley Main Line, the Eastside 5/5(5).

The Southern Whidbey Island Fault The WRZ and SHZ are associated with the southern Washington Cascades conductor (SWCC), This line is the southernmost of a band of NE trending faults and topographical lineaments that extend from the Oregon coast into the North Cascades.

According to Oregon State University paleoseismologist Chris Goldfinger, the Cascadia Subduction Zone is capable of producing an earthquake that is “almost 30 times more energetic” than anything that the San Andreas Fault is capable of producing Everyone knows the Cascadia’s cousin in California: the San Andreas : Amber William.

A fault is a fracture or zone of fractures between two blocks of rock. Faults allow the blocks to move relative to each other. This movement may occur rapidly, in the form of an earthquake - or may occur slowly, in the form of creep.

Faults may range in length from a few millimeters to thousands of kilometers. Most faults produce repeated displacements over geologic.

The Brothers Fault Zone (fig. 1), 2 to 20 miles wide, is a group of interlacing en echelon faults. It extends across central Oregon on a general N.

75° W. course from the Harney Basin to Newberry Volcano, a distance of more than miles. A­ long its southern margin, the large north-south faults that define Steens Mountain,File Size: 1MB.

General: The Metolius fault zone is comprised of several mostly southwest-dipping, northwest-trending normal faults that offset volcanic rocks and sediments along the eastern margin of the Cascade Range in central Oregon. A Summary of the Salient Features of the Geology of the Oregon Cascades: With Some Correlations Between the Geology of the East Coast of Asia and that of the West Coast of America Vol Issue 16 of Bulletin, new series, University of Oregon Vol Issue 16 of University of Oregon bulletin: Author: Warren DuPré Smith: Publisher.

The Crooked River caldera, in the western part of the Lower Crooked Basin, is a large vent complex that collapsed and filled with more than km 3 ( mi) of rhyolitic ash-flow tuff during the Oligocene.The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern includes both non-volcanic mountains, such as the North Cascades, and the notable volcanoes known as the High small part of the range in British Columbia is referred to as the Canadian Cascades Countries: United States and Canada.The Brothers Fault Zone (BFZ) is the most notable of a set of northwest-trending fault zones including the Eugene–Denio, McLoughlin, and Vale zones that dominate the geological structure of most of Oregon.

These are also representative of a regional pattern of generally northwest-striking geological features ranging Country: United States.