One of the world's most dangerous faults, the San Andreas, lies along the “Ring of Fire,” yet is not directly influenced by modern subduction action and is in a region of California that is without the presence of active, or even intact, volcanoes. In the future, the behavior of this great fault system may jeopardize the lives of millions of people, and yet the nature of seismicity in this central section of the San Andreas has its own special character. It comes to this reviewer that the broad and segmented nature of the Santa Lucia Range likely absorbs and, perhaps,...

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