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FOP 2012 stop, Honey Lake fault, Doyle, CA

January 1, 2012

The Honey Lake fault system (HLFS) strikes north-northwestward across Long Valley near Doyle, CA and is part of a network of active, dextral strike-slip faults in the northern Walker Lane (Figure 1). Geologic investigations of a right-laterally offset terrace riser along the north bank of Long Valley Creek, which we refer to as site 1 (Figure 2), indicate a latest Quaternary slip rate of 1.1-2. 6 mm/yr [Wills and Borchardt, 1993] and 1.7 ± 0.6 mm/yr [Turner and others, 2008] (Table 1). These studies also document evidence of at least four post-6.8 ka surface-rupturing earthquakes at this site.

Publication Year 2012
Title FOP 2012 stop, Honey Lake fault, Doyle, CA
Authors Ryan Gold, Richard W. Briggs, Anthony Crone, Steve Angster
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70045133
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geologic Hazards Science Center