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Cascadia Subduction Zone, one of Earth’s top hazards, comes into sharper focus

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Off the coasts of southern British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and northern California lies a 600 mile-long strip where the Pacific Ocean floor is slowly diving eastward under North America. This area, called the Cascadia Subduction Zone, hosts a megathrust fault, a place where tectonic plates move against each other in a highly dangerous way. The…

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Author : The News Guy

Publish date : 2024-06-10 06:50:37

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