Petrified sand dunes of the Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone.

Snow Canyon State Park, Washington County. Photo by Michael Vanden Berg.

Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Kane County. Photo by J. Lucy Jordan.

A leading source of information on earthquake safety, the Utah Seismic Safety Commission (USSC) is celebrating 25 years of outreach to reduce Utah’s earthquake hazards and manage earthquake risk. The USSC promotes legislation, education, and awareness in order to save lives, prevent injuries, protect property, and reduce social and economic disruption from the effects of severe seismic activity in Utah.

Please join us for an open house as we review the successes of the past 25 years and take a look at the future of the USSC.

Open House: Thursday, July 11, 2019

11:00 am-1:00 pm at the Utah State Capitol Rotunda: 350 N State SLC, UT.

USSC 25th Anniversary Flyer | Capitol Hill Complex Map

Vibrant orange sand contrasts with sculpted Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone within a large wind-eroded pothole informally referred to as the Cosmic Navel and more scientifically as the Inselberg Pit. The feature is the largest known cylindrical sandstone weathering pit on Earth.

Escalante National Monument, Garfield County. Photo by Michael Vanden Berg.