The Queen Charlotte Fault, British Columbia: seafloor anatomy of a transform fault and its influence on sediment processes

  title={The Queen Charlotte Fault, British Columbia: seafloor anatomy of a transform fault and its influence on sediment processes},
  author={J. Vaughn Barrie and Kim W. Conway and Peter Townsend Harris},
  journal={Geo-Marine Letters},
The Queen Charlotte Fault Zone (QCFZ) off western Canada is the northern equivalent to the San Andreas Fault Zone, the Pacific–North American plate boundary. Geomorphologic expression and surface processes associated with the QCFZ system have been revealed in unprecedented detail by recent seabed mapping surveys. Convergence of the Pacific and North American plates along northern British Columbia is well known, but how the QCFZ accommodates this convergence is still a subject of controversy… 

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