1964 Great Alaska Earthquake: Before and After Photos

I just got back from a great Seismological Society Meeting in Anchorage, Alaska. The meeting was held there in part to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake. I will post more online in the coming week. I present here a couple maps below, as well as a link to the USGS open file report that shows before and after photos in Anchorage.

Here is a map that shows the regional extent of the 1964 earthquake. Regions of coseismic uplift/subsidence are delineated by blue/red polygons.

Here is a map that shows the extent of historic earthquakes in southern Alaska. This is from a USGS open file report.

Here is a link to the USGS open file report. Click on the image to get the 12 MB pdf.

Category(s): College Redwoods, earthquake, education, geology, plate tectonics, subduction, tsunami

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