Study region along the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault

Map illustration showing fault lines and direction of tectonic plate movement along a stretch of the Alaskan coastline.

Detailed Description

Study region along the Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault offshore southeastern Alaska. Rectangles show locations of the two USGS-led marine geophysical surveys in May and August 2015. The third cruise was offshore Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, and southern Alaska in September 2015 (see inset map). CSF, Chatham Strait fault; CSZ, Coastal shear zone; LIPSF, Lisianski Inlet-Peril Strait fault; QCFF, Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault.

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Image Dimensions: 1258 x 1476

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Location Taken: AK, US