Faulting

(a) The process of fracturing, frictional slip, and displacement accumulation that produces a fault. (b) The displacement of the crust on a fault or fault array.Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., ed., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.

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DDS 3 Geospatial Data Interactive Map
Koehler, R.D., 2013, Quaternary Faults and Folds (QFF): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Digital Data Series 3, http://maps.dggs.alaska.gov/qff/. doi:10.14509/24956
DS 422 Report Map Outside Link
Haeussler, P.J., 2009, Surface rupture map of the 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake, Alaska; Digital Data: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 422, 9 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.
MF 738 Map
Detterman, R.L., Plafker, George, Tysdal, R.G., and Hudson, Travis, 1976, Geology and surface features along part of the Talkeetna segment of the Castle Mountain-Caribou fault system, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Field Studies Map 738, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.
MP 44 Disk
Craw, P.A., Mayer, J.L., and Combellick, R.A., 2001, Preliminary bibliographic database of quaternary faults and folds in Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 44, 1 DVD. doi:10.14509/2767
MP 124
Cameron, C.E., Thoms, E.E., and Gallo, C.A., 2002, Preliminary engineering-geologic database of the proposed Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System (ANGTS) corridor from Prudhoe Bay to Livengood, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 124. doi:10.14509/2861
MP 132 Report
Stevens, D.S.P., and Craw, P.A., 2003, Geologic hazards in and near the northern portion of the Bristol Bay Basin: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 132, 11 p. doi:10.14509/2943
MP 134 Report
Stevens, D.S.P., and Craw, P.A., 2004, Geologic hazards on and near the northern coast of the Alaska Peninsula: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 134, 20 p. doi:10.14509/3311
MP 136 v. 1.0.2 Report
Hudson, T.L., Nelson, P.H., Bird, K.J., and Huckabay, A., 2006, Exploration history (1964-2000) of the Colville High, North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 136 v. 1.0.2, 32 p. doi:10.14509/14597
MP 141 Report Map Geospatial Data
Koehler, R.D., Farrell, Rebecca-Ellen, Burns, P.A.C., and Combellick, R.A., 2012, Quaternary faults and folds in Alaska: A digital database, in Koehler, R.D., Quaternary Faults and Folds (QFF): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 141, 31 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:3,700,000. doi:10.14509/23944
MP 150 Report Geospatial Data
Koehler, R.D., Burns, P.A.C., and Weakland, J.R., 2013, Digitized faults of the Neotectonic map of Alaska (Plafker and others, 1994), in Koehler, R.D., Quaternary Faults and Folds (QFF): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Miscellaneous Publication 150, 1 p. doi:10.14509/24791
OF 72-229 Report Map
Lemke, R.W., and Yehle, L.A., 1972, Reconnaissance engineering geology of the Haines area, Alaska, with emphasis on evaluation of earthquake and other geologic hazards: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 72-229, 109 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:24,000.
OF 72-230 Report
Lemke, R.W., and Yehle, L.A., 1972, Regional and other general factors bearing on evaluation of earthquake and other geologic hazards to coastal communities of southeastern Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 72-230, 99 p.
OF 82-732 Report
Bonilla, M.G., 1982, Evaluation of potential surface faulting and other tectonic deformation: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-732, 58 p.
OF 2003-158 Outside Link
Carver, David, Plucinski, Timothy, Frankel, Arthur, and Safak, Erdal, 2003, Data report of aftershocks of the 03 November 2002, Mw 7.9 Denali Fault earthquake recorded near the fault rupture at the Richardson Highway and Alyeska Pipeline: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-158.
OF 2007-1043 Report Outside Link
Wesson, R.L., Boyd, O.S., Mueller, C.S., Bufe, C.G., Frankel, A.D., and Petersen, M.D., 2007, Revision of time-independent probabilistic seismic hazard maps for Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1043, 33 p.
P 543-G Report Map
Plafker, George, 1967, Surface faults on Montague Island associated with the 1964 Alaska earthquake: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 543-G, p. G1-G42, 2 sheets, scale 1:31,680.
P 1074 Report Map
Yehle, L.A., 1979, Reconnaissance engineering geology of the Yakutat area, Alaska, with emphasis on evaluation of earthquake and other geologic hazards: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1074, 44 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360.
PDF 93-47 Report Map
Bundtzen, T.K., Laird, G.M., Harris, E.E., Kline, J.T., and Miller, M.L., 1993, Geologic map of the Sleetmute C-7, D-7, C-8, and D-8 quadrangles, Horn Mountains area, southwest Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 93-47, 15 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/1606
PDF 93-80 Map
Reifenstuhl, R.R., Mull, C.G., Harris, E.E., Plumb, E.W., and Clough, J.G., 1993, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of the Philip Smith Mountains D-3 Quadrangle, northeastern Brooks Range, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 93-80, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/1619
PDF 93-86 Map
Wiltse, M.A., Reger, R.D., Newberry, R.J., Pessel, G.H., Pinney, D.S., Robinson, M.S., and Solie, D.N., 1993, Interim geologic map of the Circle mining district: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 93-86, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/1625
PDF 94-8 Report
Combellick, R.A., 1994, Geologic hazards in and near proposed State of Alaska oil and gas lease sale 80 (Shaviovik): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 94-8, 7 p. doi:10.14509/1633
PDF 94-19 Report
Hanks, C.L., Lorenz, J.C., and Krumhardt, A.P., 1994, Mechanical stratigraphy of the Lisburne Group, eastern Sadlerochit Mountains: A preliminary report of field results: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 94-19, 30 p. doi:10.14509/1644
PDF 95-36 Report
Combellick, R.A., Reger, R.D., and Nye, C.J., 1995, Geologic hazards in and near proposed state of Alaska oil and gas lease sale 85A (Cook Inlet): Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 95-36, 12 p. doi:10.14509/1719
PDF 96-15 Report
Bundtzen, T.K., and Miller, M.L., 1996, Precious metals associated with Late Cretaceous-early Tertiary igneous rocks of southwestern Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Public Data File 96-15, 85 p. doi:10.14509/1739
PIR 2000-6 Map
Szumigala, D.J., Newberry, R.J., Werdon, M.B., Finseth, B.A., and Pinney, D.S., 2000, Preliminary bedrock geologic map of a portion of the Fortymile mining district, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2000-6, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/2734
PIR 2008-3D Report Geospatial Data
Carver, G.A., Bemis, S.P., Solie, D.N., and Obermiller, K.E., 2008, Active and potentially active faults in or near the Alaska Highway corridor, Delta Junction to Dot Lake, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2008-3D, 32 p. doi:10.14509/17901
PIR 2009-3 Report
Gillis, R.J., LePain, D.L., Ridgway, K.D., and Finzel, E.S., 2009, A reconnaissance view of an unnamed fault near Capps Glacier, northwestern Cook Inlet basin, and its potential as a regional-scale, basin-controlling structure: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2009-3, 9 p. doi:10.14509/19503
PIR 2010-1 Report Geospatial Data
Carver, G.A., Bemis, S.P., Solie, D.N., Castonguay, S.R., and Obermiller, K.E., 2010, Active and potentially active faults in or near the Alaska Highway corridor, Dot Lake to Tetlin Junction, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2010-1, 42 p. doi:10.14509/21121
PIR 2013-1 Report
Gillis, R.J., ed., 2013, Overview of 2012 field studies: Upper Alaska Peninsula and west side of lower Cook Inlet, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2013-1, 48 p. doi:10.14509/24824
PIR 2013-4 Report
Gillis, R.J., Stanley, R.G., LePain, D.L., Mauel, D.J., Herriott, T.M., Helmold, K.P., Peterson, C.S., Wartes, M.A., and Shellenbaum, D.P., 2013, Status of a reconnaissance field study of the Susitna basin, 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2013-4, 8 p. doi:10.14509/25015
Koehler, R.D. and others, 2011 Map
Koehler, R.D., Hubbard, T.D., Reger, R.D., Gallagher, P.E., and Weakland, J.R., 2011, Geologic hazards assessment along the proposed in-state gas pipeline: Livengood to Anchorage, Alaska, Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists 54th annual meeting, September 19-24, 2011, Anchorage, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. doi:10.14509/22882
Gillis, R.J. and others, 2011 Map
Gillis, R.J., Wartes, M.A., and O'Sullivan, P.B., 2011, Preliminary findings from reconnaissance structural studies along the Bruin Bay fault system and adjacent areas, south-central Alaska: AAPG Pacific Section Meeting, Anchorage, AK, May 10, 2011: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 sheet. doi:10.14509/23403
Koehler, R.D. and others, 2012 Report Map
Koehler, R.D., Reger, R.D., and Frohman, R.A., 2012, The Castle Mountain fault, south-central Alaska: New lidar-based observations on the sense of slip, Eos Trans. AGU, Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract #S53D-2530: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys, 1 p., 1 sheet. doi:10.14509/24724
PR 113 Report
Solie, D.N., and Tannian, Fran, ed., 1993, Short Notes on Alaskan Geology 1993: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 113, 99 p. doi:10.14509/2304
PR 113I Report
Wallace, W.K., 1993, Detachment folds and a passive-roof duplex: Examples from the northeastern Brooks Range, Alaska, in Solie, D.N., and Tannian, Fran, ed., Short Notes on Alaskan Geology 1993: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 113I, p. 81-99. doi:10.14509/2313
PR 117 Report
Combellick, R.A., and Tannian, Fran, ed., 1995, Short notes on Alaska Geology 1995: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 117, 116 p. doi:10.14509/2316
PR 117J Report
Young, L.E., 1995, Possible thrust windows on the central Seward Peninsula, Alaska, in Combellick, R.A., and Tannian, Fran, ed., Short notes on Alaska Geology 1995: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 117J, p. 97-113. doi:10.14509/2326
PR 119H Report
Szumigala, D.J., Dodd, S.P., and Arribas, A., Jr., 2000, Geology and gold mineralization at the Donlin Creek prospects, southwestern Alaska, in Pinney, D.S., and Davis, P.K., ed., Short Notes on Alaska Geology 1999: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 119H, p. 91-115. doi:10.14509/2690
RDF 2013-9 Report
Solie, D.N., O'Sullivan, P.B., Werdon, M.B., and Lessard, R.R., 2013, Apatite fission track data, Alaska Highway corridor, Mount Hayes Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Raw Data File 2013-9, 17 p. doi:10.14509/26861
RI 94-24 Map Geospatial Data
Reger, R.D., Combellick, R.A., and Pinney, D.S., 1994, Geologic and derivative materials maps of the Anchorage C-7 NE Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 94-24, 2 sheets, scale 1:25,000. doi:10.14509/2507
RI 94-25 Map Geospatial Data
Reger, R.D., Combellick, R.A., and Pinney, D.S., 1994, Geologic and derivative materials maps of the Anchorage C-7 NW Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 94-25, 2 sheets, scale 1:25,000. doi:10.14509/2508
RI 94-26 Map Geospatial Data
Reger, R.D., Combellick, R.A., and Pinney, D.S., 1994, Geologic and derivative materials maps of the Anchorage C-8 NE Quadrangle, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 94-26, 2 sheets, scale 1:25,000. doi:10.14509/2509
RI 97-15E Map Geospatial Data
Pinney, D.S., 1997, Derivative map of potential geologic hazards in the Tanana B-1 Quadrangle, central Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 97-15E, 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/2555
RI 2000-1A Report Map Geospatial Data
Reifenstuhl, R.R., Mull, C.G., Harris, E.E., LePain, D.L., Pinney, D.S., and Wallace, W.K., 2000, Geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 Quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2000-1A, 15 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/2675
RI 2000-1B Report Map Geospatial Data
Reifenstuhl, R.R., Mull, C.G., Harris, E.E., LePain, D.L., and Wallace, W.K., 2000, Interpretive bedrock geologic map of the Sagavanirktok B-1 Quadrangle, eastern North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2000-1B, 11 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:63,360. doi:10.14509/2676
RI 2002-1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Hansen, R.A., Combellick, R.A., and Carver, G.A., 2002, Tsunami hazard maps of the Kodiak area, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2002-1, 16 p., 4 sheets, scale 1:12,500. doi:10.14509/2860
RI 2005-2 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Combellick, R.A., Marriott, D., Hansen, R.A., Venturato, A.J., and Newman, J.C., 2005, Tsunami hazard maps of the Homer and Seldovia areas, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2005-2, 28 p., 2 sheets, scale 1:12,500. doi:10.14509/14474
RI 2008-1 v. 1.0.1 Report Map
Reifenstuhl, R.R., and Decker, P.L., ed., 2008, Bristol Bay-Alaska Peninsula region, overview of 2004-2007 geologic research: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2008-1 v. 1.0.1, 223 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:50,000. doi:10.14509/17921
RI 2010-1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., West, D.A., Combellick, R.A., and Hansen, R.A., 2010, Tsunami inundation maps of Seward and northern Resurrection Bay, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2010-1, 47 p., 3 sheets, scale 1:12,500. doi:10.14509/21001
RI 2011-7 Report Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., Combellick, R.A., and Hansen, R.A., 2011, Tsunami inundation maps of Whittier and western Passage Canal, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2011-7, 65 p. doi:10.14509/23244
RI 2013-1 Report Map Geospatial Data
Nicolsky, D.J., Suleimani, E.N., Haeussler, P.J., Ryan, H.F., Koehler, R.D., Combellick, R.A., and Hansen, R.A., 2013, Tsunami inundation maps of Port Valdez, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2013-1, 77 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:12,500. doi:10.14509/25055
RI 2013-3 Report Map Geospatial Data
Suleimani, E.N., Nicolsky, D.J., and Koehler, R.D., 2013, Tsunami inundation maps of Sitka, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2013-3, 76 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:250,000. doi:10.14509/26671