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San Andreas Fault
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San Andreas Fault


Not to mention the exploding atomic power plants, along the San Andreas fault, nobody’s fault, during the earthquakes, and the mutant strain of syphilis no mold could touch.
Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  a major geological fault in California running past San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco
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A geological fault is a deep crack in Earth’s crust. In this case, it is where the North American Plate and the Pacific Plate slide past each other.
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  • Not to mention the exploding atomic power plants, along the San Andreas fault, nobody’s fault, during the earthquakes, and the mutant strain of syphilis no mold could touch.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
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Associated words [difficulty]:   San Andreas Fault [9] , seismic [6] , Richter scale [8] , seismology [8]
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