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Science. 1962 Aug 31;137(3531):685-6.

Possible Continental Continuation of the Mendocino Fracture Zone.


The Mendocino fracture zone may continue through or below North America near 40 degrees N latitude. This is suggested by instances of left-lateral movement, location of basin deeps, sedimentation patterns, interruption of a major magnetic anomaly, and inflection of major structural trends. A major segmentation of middle North America results.

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