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Earthquakes

A movement in four parts?

Nature volume 440, pages 430431 (23 March 2006) | Download Citation

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From time to time, over millennia, northwestern North America has experienced huge earthquakes. These events may be preceded by tell-tale subsidence, but the evidence is devilishly difficult to decipher.

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  1. Joanne Bourgeois is in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195-1310, USA. jbourgeo@u.washington.edu

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