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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, VA] .
Written in English


  • Dams -- Earthquake effects -- California -- San Fernando Valley,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Fernando Valley

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Other titlesReducing earthquake losses throughout the United States.
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey fact sheet -- 096-95., Fact sheet (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- FS-95-096.
ContributionsBoore, David M., Yerkes, R. F., 1923-, Geological Survey (U.S.), United States. Federal Disaster Assistance Administration., Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
The Physical Object
Pagination[2] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17740471M

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