ERIC Number: EJ409416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Earthquakes in Stable Continental Crust.
Johnston, Arch C.; Kanter, Lisa R.
Scientific American, v262 n3 p68-75 Mar 1990
Discussed are some of the reasons for earthquakes which occur in stable crust away from familiar zones at the ends of tectonic plates. Crust stability and the reactivation of old faults are described using examples from India and Australia. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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