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Geology 105 

Instructor: Robert J. Varga

Teaching Associate: Amanda Trenton

 Lecture MWF 9:00-9:50 am, Scovel 205

A GREAT Earthquake in Hokkaido 9/25/03


Above is a "DayView" image of seismic trace from earthquake as captured by COWO, The College of Wooster seismic station




Ohio Earthquake near Ashtabula. M4.2 earthquake is typical of "intraplate" quakes that typify the interiors of continents. See press release and College's seismograph trace of this event.


New Bay area Earthquake probability map (from U.S.G.S.)






**all students are welcome & encouraged to attend the Dept. of Geology GeoClub talks and lunches each Thursday @ 11 am in Scovel 205

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Batavia University
Indra Valley Inn
Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia
Near the Entrance to Gunung Leuser National Park and Bohorok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center
Central Administrative Office in Harapan Baru, West Bekasi, Indonesia
We are affiliated with the Global Institute
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