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The Great M7.9 Denali Fault, Alaska, Earthquake of November 3, 2002: Geotechnical Engineering Reconnaissance

Robert Kayen, U S Geological Survey (
Nicholas Sitar, University of California at Berkeley (
Gary Carver, Humbodlt State U. & Carver Geologic, Inc., Kodiak, AK 99615, (
Brian Collins, University of California at Berkeley (
Robb Moss, University of California at Berkeley & Fugro West, Inc. (
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Compression ridge.
Compression Ridge: Polygons spreading from high points collided in compression zones. Collision of 2 lateral spreads - 3.3 to 4.3 meters of compression.

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