Offshore of Point Estero

Map of the seafloor showing its characteristics which include long, linear features that are earthquake fault zones.

Detailed Description

Seafloor offshore of Point Estero (PE) showing east (EH) and west (WH) strands of the Hosgri fault zone. Arrow points to a seafloor slope (a 12,000 year old shoreline) that has been offset by the east Hosgri strand, indicating a slip rate of about 2.6 millimeters per year.


Image Dimensions: 1122 x 894

Date Taken:

Location Taken: CA, US