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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2004
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2004) 94 (2): 506–530.
... Los Angeles, California. Prominent structures investigated include the Wilmington graben, the Palos Verdes fault zone, various faults below the west part of the San Pedro shelf and slope, and the deep-water San Pedro basin. The structure of the Palos Verdes fault zone changes markedly along strike...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 1995
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1995) 85 (3): 943–950.
...W. J. Stephenson; T. K. Rockwell; J. K. Odum; K. M. Shedlock; D. A. Okaya Abstract Two high-resolution (25- to 110-Hz bandwidth) seismic-reflection profiles acquired along roads crossing the Palos Verdes fault zone, Los Angeles basin, California, strongly suggest that some geomorphic lineaments...
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Regional location map showing the <span class="search-highlight">Palos</span> <span class="search-highlight">Verdes</span> <span class="search-highlight">fault</span> <span class="search-highlight">zone</span> (PVFZ) and other ...
Published: 14 July 2022
Figure 1. Regional location map showing the Palos Verdes fault zone (PVFZ) and other active structures in the Los Angeles basin (LAB) and Inner Continental Borderlands (ICBs). The trace of the PVFZ and Redondo Canyon fault zone (RCFZ) is from this study, Brankman and Shaw (2009) , Goodman et
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Seismic section over the <span class="search-highlight">Palos</span> <span class="search-highlight">Verdes</span> <span class="search-highlight">fault</span> <span class="search-highlight">zone</span> and Wilmington graben unde...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 7. Seismic section over the Palos Verdes fault zone and Wilmington graben under the San Pedro shelf. Section location is shown in Figure 2 .
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Detailed seismic section 68 over the <span class="search-highlight">Palos</span> <span class="search-highlight">Verdes</span> <span class="search-highlight">fault</span> <span class="search-highlight">zone</span> and Lasuen Kno...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 10. Detailed seismic section 68 over the Palos Verdes fault zone and Lasuen Knoll, showing the stratigraphy and structure of the “sharp scarp” that is also annotated in display of multibeam bathymetric data ( Fig. 11 ). Section location is shown in Figure 7 .
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Detailed seismic section 67 over the <span class="search-highlight">Palos</span> <span class="search-highlight">Verdes</span> <span class="search-highlight">fault</span> <span class="search-highlight">zone</span> under the bath...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 9. Detailed seismic section 67 over the Palos Verdes fault zone under the bathymetric saddle between the San Pedro shelf and the Lasuen Knoll. Section location is shown in Figure 7 . Recent vertical movement along the main fault strand seems to have been small because the San Gabriel
Journal Article
Published: 14 July 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2022) 112 (5): 2689–2714.
...Figure 1. Regional location map showing the Palos Verdes fault zone (PVFZ) and other active structures in the Los Angeles basin (LAB) and Inner Continental Borderlands (ICBs). The trace of the PVFZ and Redondo Canyon fault zone (RCFZ) is from this study, Brankman and Shaw (2009) , Goodman et...
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Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1306/M52531C3
EISBN: 9781629811147
... Miocene time (ca. 7 Ma) by subsidence between the right-oblique Whittier and Palos Verdes fault zones and the left-oblique Santa Monica fault system. The principal phase of basin opening involved early Pliocene extension in a northwest direction, which accompanied the opening of the Gulf of California...
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(Top) Stack of LARSE line 1, deep-crustal, seismic-reflection ( Brocher  et...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 6. (Top) Stack of LARSE line 1, deep-crustal, seismic-reflection ( Brocher et al. , 1995 ) data obtained across the San Pedro shelf and the Palos Verdes fault zone (seismic line location shown in Fig. 2 ). These data show that the fault zone dips west at large travel times. (Bottom
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Detailed seismic section 85 from San Pedro shelf, showing the large anticli...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 13. Detailed seismic section 85 from San Pedro shelf, showing the large anticline and syncline that border the Palos Verdes fault zone ( Fig. 16 ). These structures are cut by numerous, small normal faults. Section location is shown in Figure 2 .
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Comparison of depth-converted seismic-reflection data from this study with ...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 5. Comparison of depth-converted seismic-reflection data from this study with stratigraphic information from the Beta oil field ( Wright, 1991 ). Rocks west of the Palos Verdes fault zone are mainly Miocene and Pliocene in age, whereas thick late Pliocene and Quaternary rocks and sediment
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Color-contoured slope-shaded multibeam bathymetry gridded at 10 meters.  A)...
Published: 14 August 2018
. Stars indicate knickpoints. Black lines are faults: SCF, San Clemente Fault Zone; KF, Kimki Fault; CF, Catalina Fault Zone; SDTF, San Diego Trough Fault Zone; SPBF, San Pedro Basin Fault Zone; PVF, Palos Verdes Fault Zone. SCI, San Clemente Island. Sediment waves in C) Northwest channels and D
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2.5-dimensional magnetic and gravity models along seismic sections 200 (top...
Published: 01 April 2004
Figure 16. 2.5-dimensional magnetic and gravity models along seismic sections 200 (top) and 115 (bottom). “D” refers to the density of the body in grams per cubic centimeter; “S” is the susceptibility assigned to the body in 10 -3 cgs units. PVF, Palos Verdes fault zone. Differences in physical
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Bathymetric map of the inner Continental Borderland showing locations of st...
Published: 01 December 2012
–Inglewood–Rose Canyon fault zone (NI–RCFZ), Palos Verdes fault zone (PVFZ), Coronado Bank fault zone (CBFZ), Catalina fault zone (CFZ), and San Clemente fault zone (SCFZ). The semitransparent yellow lines are oriented N30°W and offset from each other by 5 km. The star denotes the epicenter of the 1986
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2004.227.01.04
EISBN: 9781862394759
... , and are shown for reference. CuFZ, Cucamonga fault zone; NIFZ, Newport–Inglewood fault zone; PVF, Palos Verdes fault zone; RF, Raymond fault; SGaFZ, San Gabriel fault zone; SMaFZ, Sierra Madre fault zone; SMoFZ, Santa Monica–Hollywood fault zone; CH, Chino Hills; LA, Los Angeles; SBA, Santa Barbara; SD, San...
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Active <span class="search-highlight">faults</span> of southern California with their corresponding slip rates. S...
Published: 26 March 2019
section. ABFZ, Agua Blanca fault zone; BH, Beverly Hills; CBFZ, Coronado Bank fault zone; Cr, Carlsbad; CPF, Cerro Prieto fault; DF, Descanso fault; EF, Elsinore fault zone; IF, Imperial fault; LSF, Laguna Salada fault zone; NB, Newport Beach; NIFZ, Newport–Inglewood fault zone; PVF, Palos Verde fault
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2003
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2003) 93 (5): 1955–1983.
.... For example, Davis and Namson ( 2002 ) depicted this fault zone with a steep southwest dip (about 60°) in the upper 5 km of the crust. Similarly, Shaw ( 1999 ) indicated that the Palos Verdes fault zone is steep to vertical in the upper 5 km of the crust, but below this depth, this fault is indicated...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2005
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2005) 95 (5): 1957–1969.
... faults such as the Cabrillo, Palos Verdes, THUMS-Huntington Beach, and Newport Inglewood fault zones, along with minor faults such as the slope fault, Avalon knoll, and several other yet unnamed faults. Catalog seismicity (1975–2002) plotted on our preferred velocity/structural model shows recent...
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Series: Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.110.17
EISBN: 9781565763555
... Abstract Seismic mapping indicates that Lasuen Knoll in the Inner Borderland, offshore southern California, is a pop-up structure associated with a restraining stepover of the Palos Verdes Fault. Dextral shear is apparently transferred southeast through a complex zone of faults that includes...
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Series: Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.2110/sepmsp.110.13
EISBN: 9781565763555
..., eustasy, and orogenesis. San Pedro Basin ( Fig. 1 ), one of many IB basins, occupies a central position within the northern IB. Flanking the basin, there are two areas that have been structurally inverted, Catalina Ridge and Palos Verdes Anticlinorium. Major shear zones, the Catalina Fault and Palos...
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