San Andreas Fault

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geographical name San An·dre·as Fault \ˌsan-an-ˈdrā-əs\

Definition of San Andreas Fault

  1. zone of geologic faults in California extending from the northern coast toward the head of the Gulf of California Movement along part of the San Andreas Fault has frequently been the cause of earthquakes in the region, including the San Francisco earthquake of 1906.


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