Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962

Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962

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This photo essay contains selected photos, brief text, and newspaper excerpts for four significant earthquakes in Utah, illustrating what happened and what could happen during an earthquake. Original photos were compiled by Edith H. Oa€™Brien, Earthquake Education Services, University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS), Salt Lake City, Utah as part of an earthquake education project funded by the U.S. Geological Survey under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (Susan J. Nava, co-project investigator). The project, Personalizing the Earthquake Threat in the Intermountain West, is a collection of photographs, newspaper articles, and personal accounts of 48 earthquakes in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah.Bricks and plaster rained onto these desks in North Cache High School in Richmond during the earthquake. Luckily the quake hit at 6:35 a.m. before school opened. Photo courtesy of Ogden Standard Examiner Ogden, Utah Photo courtesy ofanbsp;...

Title:Photo essay of four Utah Earthquakes, 1921-1962
Author:Sandra N. Eldredge, Edith H. O'Brien
Publisher:Utah Geological Survey - 2001


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