Seismotectonic Map of Afghanistan and Adjacent Areas
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2007_1104

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Summary
Abstract: This map is intended to be part of an assessment of Afghanistan's geology, natural resources, and natural hazards. One of the natural hazards is from earthquake shaking. One of the tools required to address the shaking hazard is a probabilistic seismic-hazard map, which was made separately. The information on this seismotectonic map has been used in the design and computation of the hazard map.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 39.0   S: 29.0   E: 75.0   W: 60.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Russell L. Wheeler and Kenneth S. Rukstales
Dataset Title: Seismotectonic Map of Afghanistan and Adjacent Areas
Dataset Series Name: USGS Open File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2007
Dataset Release Place: Denver, Colorado
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Version: 1.0
Issue Identification: 1104
Data Presentation Form: Map
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1104/
ISO Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Acknowledgment of the U.S. Geological Survey would be appreciated in products derived from these data.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: ASK USGS
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Distribution Size: 34 MB
Distribution Format: PDF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 303-273-8677
Email: rukstales at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 25046, Mail Stop 966
City: Denver
Province or State: Colorado
Postal Code: 80225
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-30
Last DIF Revision Date: 2007-05-30
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