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Geology and earthquake hazards, Reno NE quadrangle [SEE ALSO URBAN MAPS 4CG AND 4CI]



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Product Code: OF1987-05

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Title: Geology and earthquake hazards, Reno NE quadrangle

Author: Gail E. Cordy
Year: 1987
Series: Open-File Report 1987-05
Format: 79 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, 8 b/w drawing (2 of which are oversized), 2 b/w photos, 6 tables, 2 appendices, oversized material: Figure 10, 1 inch =5 feet , cross section of Trench 1, 11 x 14 inches; Figure 11, 1 inch =5 feet, cross section of Trench 2, 11 x 17 inches

Text describes the location and physiography of the Reno NE 7.5 minute quadrangle, explains 38 geologic units, structure as related to faulting; for earthquake hazards the text discusses the geotechnical data, seismic velocity measurements, depth to groundwater, rigidity product, and explains the map units, potential for ground shaking during earthquakes, potential for surface rupture, delineation of faults, and fault movement; appendices of statistical data; references. Prepared under contract to the USGS. Supplements NBMG Urban Maps 4Dg and 4Di.

Original Product Code: OF875