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Alaska Science Forum: Feet on the ground right after Alaska's big one

...Alaska travels that summer, Plafker did not see what he was looking for - the clean line of damage from a fault like the San Andreas in California. That's because Plafker and his colleagues were gathering evidence for what author Jerry Thompson described...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/alaska-science-forum-feet-ground-rig
Outdoors
Dozens of aftershocks expected on island

...zone where plates of the Earth's crust grind and dive. By contrast, California's most famous fault line, the San Andreas, is a strike-slip fault. Quakes along strike-slip faults tend to move horizontally.The communities are located...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-31/dozens-aftershocks-expected-island
State
Seismic sensors placed near Craig for earthquake, tsunami research

...Guard Petty Officer and spokesman Grant DeVuyst."The Queen Charlotte-Fairweather fault is similar to the northern San Andreas fault, with the same earthquake potential," Dr. Peter Haeussler, a research geologist with the Geological Survey...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-01/seismic-sensors-placed-near-craig-earth
Local
Researchers still learning about 2002 earthquake

...fault line.Another strike-slip fault line is the San Andreas Fault in California. Understanding the behavior of those types of earthquakes is a high priority, since the San Andreas passes through some of the country's most heavily populated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-05/researchers-still-learning-about-2002-e
State
Seismologist: Possible for major quake to 'stress' faultline

...1972; and in Haida Gwaii, last weekend.Ruppert said the fault structure is "very similar" to that of the infamous San Andreas Fault in California, responsible for the devastating earthquakes that affected the San Francisco Bay Area in 1906 and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-31/seismologist-possible-major-quake-stres
Local
Maggie arrives at new home

SAN ANDREAS, Calif. - After living nearly her whole life in Alaska, Maggie the...Base, then boarded a truck to the Performing Animal Welfare Society in San Andreas 85 miles away, arriving around 6 a.m., said Vickie Alameda, PAWS...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110407/sta_20071104019.shtml
News
Military airlifts Alaska's only elephant to California

...warmer climate, the 25-year-old African elephant is heading to the Performing Animal Welfare Society, or PAWS, in San Andreas, Calif. The Air Force agreed to transport Maggie as part of a training mission after officials with PAWS and the zoo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102017.shtml
News
Zoo holds going-away party for Maggie

...heading to sunny California on Thursday. Her new home will be at the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in San Andreas. There, Maggie - who now lives in an elephant house with concrete floors and has access to a small outside enclosure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102907/sta_20071029017.shtml
News
Alaska quake may give insight into next big Calif. temblor

...to the Denali Fault because of its resemblance to the San Andreas Fault, California's 800-mile crack that's a rumble...appreciate what happened, the people who monitor the San Andreas Fault for strike-slip earthquakes did. In power and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110303/sta_quake.shtml
News
Bob Barker says price is right to move Maggie

...But where should she go? PAWS operates three sanctuaries in Northern California. The largest is 2,300 acres in San Andreas with five Asian and four African elephants, according to the nonprofit. Zoo director Pat Lampi said the zoo board...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082907/sta_20070829002.shtml
News

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