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Ground Failure

Geotechnical Observations of the November 3, 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake

Figure 8.

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Fracture and lateral displacement of the northern end of the runway at Northway Airport (near SASW Site 582NOR & 587NOR). Fissures formed along the pavement seams of the runway.

Photo of man standing in crack in runway.
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