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LA Blind Thrusts

Los Angeles Blind Thrusts

Scientific Drilling Project by DOSECC Core Drilling Services

LA Blind Thrusts project, located in California, a current project that is institutionally-funded.

This scientific drilling project was conducted in 1997 by DOSECC core drilling services.  Southern California is home to several blind thrust systems and other principal faults, some of which are exposed at the surface and vary in slip rates and earthquake recurrence intervals. Read more about the ramifications of this study in this NSF publication.