Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964 Lessons and conclusions : a summary of what was learned from a great earthquake about the bearing of geologic and hydrologic conditions on its effects, and about the scientific investigations needed to prepare for future earthquakes by Edwin B. Eckel

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off in (Washington .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Tidal waves.,
  • Earthquakes -- Alaska.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.43-47.

Book details

Statementby Edwin b. Eckel.
SeriesGeological Survey Professional Paper -- no.546
The Physical Object
Pagination57p. :
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17517740M

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Click to view a larger image. On March 27, at pm local time (March 28 at UTC) a great earthquake of magnitude occurred in the Prince William Sound region of Alaska. On Good Friday,one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded shook Anchorage. 4th Avenue sank one story underground, and those that had offices and shops had to.

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THE March 27 EARTHQUAKE, MAR,CH 27, LESSONS AND CONCLUSIONS One of the greatest earthquakes of all time struck south-central Alaska on March 27, Strong motion lasted longer than for most recorded earth- quakes, and more land surface was dis- located, vertically and horizontally, than by any known previous temblor.

Sep 21,  · The Alaska earthquake, the strongest earthquake ever recorded in North America, struck Alaska’s Prince William Sound, about 74 miles southeast of.

Aug 27,  · Summary. This is the second in a series of six reports that the U.S. Geological Survey published on the results of a comprehensive geologic study that began, as a reconnaissance survey, within 24 hours after the March 27,Magnitude Great Alaska Earthquake and extended, as detailed investigations, through several field seasons.

Aug 29,  · The U.S. Geological Survey published the results of investigations of the Alaska earthquake of March 27,in a series of six Professional Papers. Professional Paper is an introduction to the story of a great earthquake—its geologic setting and effects, the field investigations, and the public and private reconstruction efforts.

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By Becky Oskin 27 March Shares. Here, trees up to feet (30 meters) above sea level were splintered by. Feb 09,  · Many shots of major destruction to shops and streets in Anchorage.

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Paper B, 21 pp. KACHADOORIAN, R. and G. Plafker, Effects of the Earthquake of March 27, at Kodiak and Other Communities on the Kodiak Islands, U.S. Geol. Survey Prof. Paper F, 41 pp. May 30,  · On March 27,a megathrust earthquake struck Alaska, about 15 miles below Prince William Sound, halfway between Anchorage and Valdez.

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