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note on historic and Quaternary faults in western Taiwan

Manuel G. Bonilla

note on historic and Quaternary faults in western Taiwan

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Menlo Park, CA] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Faults (Geology) -- Taiwan,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Quaternary

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M.G. Bonilla.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 99-447., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 99-447.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 leaves :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17595539M
    OCLC/WorldCa44018642

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Neighbouring states include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the north-west, Note on historic and Quaternary faults in western Taiwan book to the north-east, and the Philippines to the south. The island of Taiwan has an area of 35, square kilometers note on historic and Quaternary faults in western Taiwan book, sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two-thirds and plains in the western third Kana: たいわん.

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Its neighbors include the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the west, Japan to the northeast, and the Philippines to the south. It is the most populous state and largest economy that is not a member of the United Nations. The island of Taiwan, formerly known as Formosa, was inhabited by.

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The island of Taiwan has an area of 35, square kilometres (13, sq mi), with mountain ranges dominating the eastern two-thirds and plains in the western third, where its. Why the Earth Quakes Explore life along the fault line this April at the Exploratorium.

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