Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley

Image: Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley

Detailed Description

Approximate point of maximum subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Land surface subsided ~9 m from 1925 to 1977 due to aquifer-system compaction. Signs on the telephone pole indicate the former elevations of the land surface in 1925 and 1955.

Details

Image Dimensions: 563 x 1406

Location Taken: San Joaquin Valley, CA, US