Denali fault, Chilkat River section (Class A) No. 5000k
Last Review Date: 2012-07-01
Compiled in cooperation with the Alaska Department of Natural Resources
|County(s) and State(s)||
HAINES BOROUGH, ALASKA
|Reliability of location||
Compiled at 1:250,000 scale.
|Length (km)||This section is 148 km of a total fault length of 4254 km.|
|Average strike||S. 60° E. (for section)|
|Sense of movement||Right lateral|
|Most recent prehistoric deformation||undifferentiated Quaternary (<1.6 Ma)|
|Slip-rate category||Insufficient data|
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