San Andreas fault

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San Andreas fault (plural San Andreas faults)

  1. (geology) One of the geographical faults running through San Andreas, California.
    • 2000, Leonid F. Khilyuk, George V. Chilingar, Gas Migration: Events Preceding Earthquakes, page 74
      The southern California portion of the coastline is a major transform fault, commonly known as the San Andreas Fault.