Neotectonic Deformation in the Southernmost Cascadia Forearc Due to Northward Growth of the San Andreas Transform Fault, Northern California

  1. K. R. Aalto,
  2. G. D. Harper,
  3. G. A. Carver,
  4. S. M. Cashman,
  5. W. C. Miller III and
  6. H. M. Kelsey
  1. H. M. Kelsey

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT308p0059

Geologic Evolution of the Northernmost Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains, California: Galice, Oregon to Eureka, California July 20-28, 1989

Geologic Evolution of the Northernmost Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains, California: Galice, Oregon to Eureka, California July 20-28, 1989

How to Cite

Aalto, K. R., Harper, G. D., Carver, G. A., Cashman, S. M., Miller, W. C. and Kelsey, H. M. (2013) Neotectonic Deformation in the Southernmost Cascadia Forearc Due to Northward Growth of the San Andreas Transform Fault, Northern California, in Geologic Evolution of the Northernmost Coast Ranges and Western Klamath Mountains, California: Galice, Oregon to Eureka, California July 20-28, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT308p0059

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology, Western Washington University, Bellingham

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905778

Online ISBN: 9781118670057

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Keywords:

  • Cascadia forearc;
  • Gorda-North American plate boundary;
  • Grogan-Lost Man fault zone;
  • Humboldt Bay;
  • Mendocino triple junction;
  • Mesoscale structures to deduce regional strain;
  • Neotectonic deformation;
  • San Andreas transform fault

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Use of Mesoscale Structures to Deduce Regional Strain

  • Grogan-Lost Man Fault Zone

  • Significance of Forearc Strike-Slip Faults (Grogan and Lost Man Faults) to Growth of the San Andreas Transform Boundary