Other than the Crittenden County fault zone (CCFZ), little is known about the seismic hazard from faults within 50 km of Memphis, Tennessee, a city that contains a large inventory of older buildings that are vulnerable to moderate and strong earthquake ground shaking. To address this lack of knowledge, reconnaissance high-resolution seismic-reflection surveys using Mini-Sosie (Williams et al. 2001) and both P- and S-wave hammer sources (this study) were acquired at the boundary between the loess-covered bluffs (upland area) and the modern Mississippi River floodplain in Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park about 25 km north of Memphis...

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