Measurement of Horizontal Displacement along Faults in the Ocean Floor

@article{Vacquier1959MeasurementOH,
  title={Measurement of Horizontal Displacement along Faults in the Ocean Floor},
  author={Victor D. Vacquier},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1959},
  volume={183},
  pages={452-453}
}
IN the eastern Pacific Ocean a right lateral displacement of 84 nautical miles along the Murray Fracture Zone1 has been suggested by a total magnetic intensity survey2,3. The Pioneer Ridge, a newly found east–west fault located between the Mendocino and the Murray Fractures along 38° 30′ north latitude and known to extend between 127° and 136° west longitude, was surveyed by the R.V. Horizon of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California for the express purpose of… CONTINUE READING