Areas in the Soviet Union at Risk from Seismic Activity

Title

Areas in the Soviet Union at Risk from Seismic Activity

Subject

Earthquake vulnerability

Description

Distribution of all seismic events in the Soviet Union from 1977 to 1986. Note the particular concentrations along the Kamchatka peninsula, the Tian Shen and Pamir mountain ranges in south Central Asia, and pockets in the Caspian region. Note that the date range for the map does not include the 1988 Spitak earthquake.

Creator

Groter, 1989

Publisher

Holly Strand, University of Colorado

Files

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Citation

Groter, 1989, “Areas in the Soviet Union at Risk from Seismic Activity,” Mapping Cultural Space Across Eurasia, accessed December 6, 2022, https://eurasia.omeka.fas.harvard.edu/items/show/927.

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