Geodetic determination of relative plate motion in central California

@article{Savage1973GeodeticDO,
  title={Geodetic determination of relative plate motion in central California},
  author={James C. Savage and Robert O. Burford},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={1973},
  volume={78},
  pages={832-845}
}
Geodetic data along the San Andreas fault between Parkfield and San Francisco, California (latitudes 36°N and 38°N, respectively), have been re-examined to estimate the current relative movement between the American and Pacific plates across the San Andreas fault system. The average relative right lateral motion is estimated to be 32 ± 5 mm/yr for the period 1907–1971. Between 36°N and 37°N it appears that most, if not all, of the plate motion is accommodated by fault creep. Although strain is… 

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