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Stories a Trench Can Tell—Determining St. George Earthquake Threat

Geologists are digging into the Washington fault about three miles south of the Utah-Arizona border in Arizona. “The fault is three miles east of St. George and runs through the nearby city of Washington,” said Bill Lund, UGS senior geologist. “There is evidence of surface rupturing earthquakes. Our goal is to figure out how often the fault has moved and how large the earthquakes have been. That will help us understand the potential for future earthquake activity.”

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MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATION 09-2DM

MP-09-2DMGEOLOGIC MAP OF PART OF THE LEES FERRY AREA, GLEN CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA, COCONINO COUNTY, ARIZONA
D.A. Phoenix

This CD contains a digital dataset of a geologic map of the Lees Ferry area, Arizona, and is one of several maps that together provide complete GIS geologic map coverage of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The Utah Geological Survey Geologic Mapping Program produced the map from U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1137, scale 1:24,000, published in 1963.  Geographic Information System (GIS) files are provided as ESRI® file geodatabase and shapefiles. Metadata, PDF, text, and image files are included to help the user view, evaluate, and utilize the spatial data.  Adobe Reader® is required to view the PDF files and can be downloaded at www.adobe.com.  Specialized GIS software is required to utilize the GIS files.

CD (2 pl., 1:24,000 [contains GIS files]), ISBN 1-55791-809-0

MP-09-2DM……….$24.95

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Stimulus Package – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was signed into law as of February 17, 2009. Portions of the ARRA energy funds will be directly administered by the Utah State Energy Program (USEP).

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