Surveying the Fairweather Fault trace

A person in a forest of tall trees

Detailed Description

USGS Geologist Adrian Bender surveys a trace of the 1958 Fairweather Fault earthquake surface rupture. The trace forms a linear, uphill-facing, 1-2 m tall escarpment flanked by trees that were likely tilted during the 1958 earthquake. Location: Crillon Lake, Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.


Image Dimensions: 3776 x 2520

Date Taken:

Location Taken: AK, US