Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Landers Offset

1992 (approx.)

Detailed Description

Lorraine Hwang (then USGS) standing on dirt road offset by lateral fault movement near the town of Landers.  Offset roads, fences, and other manmade structures were used to measure the amount of fault movement at the surface. (Photograph: Susan E. Hough, USGS)


Public Domain.