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1906 San Francisco, USA Images
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ngdc.mgg.photos.12

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Summary
Abstract:

The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was the largest event (magnitude 8.3) to occur in the conterminous United States in the 20th Century. Recent estimates indicate that as many as 3,000 people lost their lives in the earthquake and ensuing fire. In terms of 1906 dollars, the total property damage amounted to about $24 million from the earthquake and $350 million from the fire. The fire destroyed 28,000 buildings in a 520-block area of San Francisco.


Purpose:

To provide long-term scientific data stewardship for the Nation's geophysical data, ensuring quality, integrity, and accessibility

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Description: Event Description. Natural hazard event (tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption or other geological hazard) description, image thumbnails, map, links to metadata and details from the NGDC Hazards databases
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Multimedia Sample
Small multimedia sample image
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.67   S: 37.67   E: -122.48   W: -122.48

Data Set Citation
Dataset Title: 1906 San Francisco, USA Images
Dataset Release Date: 2012-02-01
Data Presentation Form: imageDigital
Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
gov.noaa.ngdc.Hazard_Images_Database

ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Please cite the original source when using these data. Disclaimer - While every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of the current state of the art, NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: HAZARDS DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Email: haz.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: TIFF

Distribution Format: JPEG
Personnel
HAZARDS DATA MANAGER DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: haz.info at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
325 Broadway
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80305-3328
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2015-11-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-12-02