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A Tale of Two Deltas: Potential Impacts of Cascadia-Margin Earthquakes on the Fraser River (Vancouver) and Duwamish River Deltas (Seattle)

Index Back to home page About these web pages Conclusions Future Present Past Holocene deltas Abstract

Future Potential for Seismic Instability of the Fraser and Duwamish Deltas:

Liquefaction Potential: Extremely High

Flow-Slide Potential: Likely

Potential Adverse Impact to Life and Urban Infrastructure: Extremely High

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