Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2005_1067

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Summary
Abstract: On January 10, 2005, a landslide struck the community of La Conchita in Ventura
County, California, destroying or seriously damaging 36 houses and killing 10
people. This was not the first destructive landslide to damage this community,
nor is it likely to be the last. This open file report describes the field
observations and provides a description of the La Conchita area and its
landslide history, a comparison of the 1995 and 2005 landslides, and a
discussion.

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Related URL
Description: Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California online report.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.51   S: 32.02   E: -113.61   W: -124.9

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Randall W. Jibson
Dataset Title: Landslide Hazards at La Conchita, California
Dataset Series Name: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2005-02-17
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Data Presentation Form: report, maps
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1067/
Originating Center
Data Center
Open File Services Section, Publications Warehouse, Eastern Region, Publications, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS OPEN-FILE SERVICES SECTION
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jibson at usgs.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24
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