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In this activity, students investigate the distribution of large earthquakes (magnitude greater than 6) in Southern California. Using online maps of earthquake epicenters in Southern California and the Los Angeles Basin, they will compare these distributions with historic distributions (1932-1996), and with respect to the locations of major fault traces.

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    Informal Education,Technical Education (Upper Division),Higher Education,NSDL,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Technical Education (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-106,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Earth system science,Social Sciences,High School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20130508143455207T,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Physical science,Chemistry,Geoscience,Geography

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    English

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