San Andreas Fault and Other Features of the Transform Regime

  1. Clyde Wahrhaftig and
  2. Doris Sloan
  1. Benjamin M. Page1 and
  2. Clyde Wahrhaftig3

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT105p0022

Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989

Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989

How to Cite

Page, B. M. and Wahrhaftig, C. (1989) San Andreas Fault and Other Features of the Transform Regime, in Geology of San Francisco and Vicinity: San Francisco Bay Region, California: July 1-7, 1989 (eds C. Wahrhaftig and D. Sloan), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT105p0022

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

  2. 3

    Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906638

Online ISBN: 9781118667583

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Keywords:

  • Active dextral strike-slip faults;
  • Humboldt plate;
  • Plate boundary fault system;
  • San Andreas fault (SAF) and transform regime

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origin of the Modern SAF

  • The Proto-SAF

  • Propagation of the Neogene SAF, and Progressive Displacement

  • Effect of Opening of the Gulf of California

  • Companion Faults. The Humboldt Plate

  • Holocene Behavior of the SAF and Companion Faults

  • Other, Varied Tectonics of the Late Transform Period