Active faults in southeastern Harris county, texas

  title={Active faults in southeastern Harris county, texas},
  author={Uel S. Clanton and David L. Amsbury},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
A complex graben southeast of Houston, Texas, extends eastwest across the Friendswood-Webster oil field and Interstate Highway 45, through Ellington Air Force Base (EAFB), northeastward through a new residential subdivision, into the Clear Lake oil field, and on to LaPorte, Texas. Some of the faults in this graben system are known to have been active for decades and are represented by scarps several meters high in the deltaic deposits of the Pleistocene Beaumont formation. In the protected… CONTINUE READING