Chronicle of 1886 earthquake reprinted
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 60, Issue 31, page 547, 31 July 1979
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1979), Chronicle of 1886 earthquake reprinted, Eos Trans. AGU, 60(31), 547–547, doi:10.1029/EO060i031p00547-03.(
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The most comprehensive account ever published of the Charleston, South Carolina earthquake of August 31, 1886, originally published in 1890, has been reprinted and made available to the public by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The 528-page chronicle, written by Clarence Edward Dutton, Captain of Ordnance, U.S. Army, documents the nature and effects of one of the largest earthquakes in eastern North America and by far the largest earthquake in the southeastern United States.