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Archaeological evidence for Subrecent seismic activity along the Dead Sea–Jordan Rift


EXAMINATION of archaeological sites and records in the Levant reveals features of destruction attributable to ancient earthquakes, which may help in verification of old earthquake catalogues and in assessment of seismic hazards.

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KARCZ, I., KAFRI, U. & MESHEL, Z. Archaeological evidence for Subrecent seismic activity along the Dead Sea–Jordan Rift. Nature 269, 234–235 (1977).

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