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Our Corner of Cascadia

Our Corner of Cascadia

A moderate earthquake this week in northwestern California is a reminder that part of our state lies in Cascadia, our tectonic analog of Sumatra and Japan.

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Geological Outings Around the Bay: Ring Mountain

Geological Outings Around the Bay: Ring Mountain

The body of rock underlying the central Tiburon Peninsula is the rarest and most scientifically precious part of the Franciscan Complex, an assemblage of materials that was once involved in subduction.

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