Lessons learned from the Loma Prieta, California, earthquake of October 17, 1989



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  • California,
  • San Francisco Bay Area.

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  • Loma Prieta Earthquake, Calif., 1989.,
  • Earthquakes -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.,
  • Seismology -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-48).

StatementGeorge Plafker and John P. Galloway, editors ; with contributions by Michael J. Bennett ... [et al.].
SeriesU.S. geological survey circular ;, 1045
ContributionsPlafker, George, 1929-, Galloway, John P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE535.2.U6 L47 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1811502M
LC Control Number89600786

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