The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: regional effects

Professional Paper 543
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This is the third 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, 1964, Magnitude 9.2 Great Alaska Earthquake and extended, as detailed investigations, through several field seasons. The 1964 Great Alaska earthquake was the largest earthquake in the U.S. since 1700. Professional Paper 543, in 10 parts, describes the regional geologic effects.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title The Alaska earthquake, March 27, 1964: regional effects
Series title Professional Paper
Series number 543
DOI 10.3133/pp543
Year Published 1966
Language English
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) Menlo ParkCalif. Office-Earthquake Science Center
Country United States
State Alaska
Other Geospatial Kenai Lake;Prince William Sound;Kodiak Island;Copper River Basin;Cook Inlet;Montague Island
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