Sediment Thickness and a WEST-EAST Geologic Cross Section in the Caracas Valley

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KANTAK, PETER; SCHMITZ, MICHAEL; AUDEMARD, FRANCK;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Subject: Caracas | alluvial sediments | seismic microzoning, | seismic refraction | GIS | sedimentos aluviales | microzonificación sísmica | refracción sísmica | SIG

Caracas is located at the Caribbean - South America plate boundary zone, with an associated strike slip fault system, which accommodates the relative movement of both plates and is responsible for the seismic hazard in the region. The damage pattern of the 1967 Caracas ... View more
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