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Walking the Rift Zone at Point Reyes

February 22, 2012 by Jules Evens

Take a four-mile stroll with Jules Evens through a landscaped shaped by enormous geological forces — and full of wildlife, native plants, and a more than a few puzzles.

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Stories in Stone

July 01, 2010 by Doris Sloan

You’ll find some of Central California’s most remarkable rocks at this state park on the Sonoma coast. Here, waves, fault lines, and changes in sea level have left sublime stories written into the landscape.

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In the Fault Zone

April 01, 2006 by Horst Rademacher

On April 18, 1906, a massive earthquake centered just west of San Francisco ruptured the earth from Humboldt to San Juan Bautista. While the more dramatic traces of this 7.8 temblor may be hard to find one hundred years later, the tectonic forces that moved the earth that day are still relentlessly shaping our young and active landscape, carrying us towards another cataclysm in the near future.

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Down to the Sea Again

January 01, 2005 by Doris Sloan

Daly City’s cliffs hold tales of ancient seas and volcanic eruptions. But don’t count on them to stand still under your feet, or your home.

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