San Andreas faults

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San Andreas faults

  1. plural form of San Andreas fault
  2. (geology) The component faults of the San Andreas fault system in California
    • 2003, Alexandre A. Soloviev, Vladimir Isaakovich Kelis-Borok, Nonlinear Dynamics of the Lithosphere and Earthquake Prediction, page 32
      That might explain why the last three major earthquakes occurred not at San Andreas faults, where it would seem natural to expect them, but in both adjacent fault groups.