Active Transform Faults in Mongolia

Active transform faults in Mongolia

Detailed Description

USGS geologists and their collaborators have studied active transform faults in Mongolia similar to those in the western United States. These faults have generated large damaging earthquakes in the past and USGS geologists have helped to determine the level of ongoing hazard posed by these large faults.

Details

Image Dimensions: 593 x 422

Location Taken: US