The next one hundred pages will be in article form. I will draw out the important parts, and may comment of a few.
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The page numbers are the electric (vs. print out) number and not the true page numbers.
- Our knowledge of the locations of faults and the geological history of major events in Oregon is very recent. Although Oregon has low seismicity in comparison to California and Washington, there is potential for less frequent—but much larger and more damaging—earthquakes than the crustal earthquakes that have occurred regularly in those states. Oregon has not yet seen the effect of a large damaging earthquake, and ODOT has so far expended minimal resources on seismic retrofitting. As a result, much of Oregon’s highway system will not be usable immediately after a major seismic event. Pg 125
Great photos of bridge damage on pages 127 through 130
The World has Not Seen
“Oregon, or even the entire nation, has never witnessed a disaster of this magnitude in modern history; therefore, we can only speculate about how this event will impact Oregonians.”
“There will not be enough firefighters to assist every household or business, nor enough medical staff to help every injured person, nor enough police officers to go door to door reminding people to be calm and quickly move to higher ground to avoid the oncoming tsunami.” Page 130 Continue reading