Lateral Spread

(a) Lateral movements in a fractured mass of rock or soil, which result from liquefaction or plastic flow of subjacent materials. (b) Lateral movement of intact blocks of soil or rock material which slide on a gently inclined planar surface, such as a bedding plane or a liquefied sand layer.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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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.
RI 2011-2 Report
Koehler, R.D., and Mann, Paul, 2011, Field observations from the January 12, 2010, Haiti earthquake: Implications for seismic hazards and future post-earthquake reconnaissance investigations in Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2011-2, 24 p.