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Giles County, Virginia, seismic zone

G. A Bollinger

Giles County, Virginia, seismic zone

seismological results and geological interpretations

by G. A Bollinger

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section in [Reston, Va.?], Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seismology -- Virginia -- Giles County,
  • Faults (Geology) -- Virginia -- Giles County

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby G.A. Bollinger and Russell L. Wheeler
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper -- 1355
    ContributionsWheeler, Russell L, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15417768M
    LC Control Number88600018

    In , Giles County, VA had a population of k people with a median age of and a median household income of $49, Between and the population of Giles County, VA declined f to 16,, a % decrease and its median household income grew from $47, to $49,, a % increase. Seismic Design Requirements Revised May 1, 6. MODIFICATIONS TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF ASCE 7 FOR NEW CRITICAL AND ESSENTIAL FACILITIES ASSIGNED TO HIGH SEISMIC DESIGN CATEGORIES. Structural Irregularities (ASCE 7, Section ) For structures assigned to Seismic Design Categories D, E, or F, the following types of.

    NOVEMBER 1, Very High High Seattle Moderate High American Lake Spokane Moderate Low Vancouver Walla Walla Fort Harrison White River Portland Miles City Low Junction Togus U.S. Department of Veterans Afairs Seismic Zone Map H Note: Seismicity is based on Spectral acceleration listed in ASCE Find 14 external resources related to Giles County Building Department. Virginia State Website () Giles County Website () Giles County Administration County Maps () Giles County Assessment Rolls () Giles County Assessor's Website ()Location: North Main Street, Pearisburg, , VA.

    Virginia Seismic Zone Map. Virginia Seismic Zone Map. Listed below are some of the largest quakes to hit Virginia. 05 31 - Giles County, Virginia - M 05 05 - Virginia - M 12 09 - Virginia - M 08 23 - Louisa County, Virginia - M Mountain Lake, located in Giles County, southwestern Virginia, is one of only two natural lakes in the state of Virginia. The lake exhibits rare self-draining behavior, with recent episodes in , , and that drained the lake almost completely and revealed the presence of four sinkhole-like depressions, with piping holes at their bottoms and sides, near the northeastern Cited by: 5.


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Giles County, Virginia, seismic zone by G. A Bollinger Download PDF EPUB FB2

THE GILES COUNTY, VIRGINIA, SEISMIC ZONE SEISMOLOGICAL RESULTS AND GEOLOGICAL INTERPRETATIONS By G. BOLLINGER1 and RUSSELL L. WHEELER2 ABSTRACT A newly recognized km-long seismic zone is described and inter­ preted.

The zone is inferred to have been the locus of a damaging earth­ quake in Cited by: 9. Virginia seismic zones: Two distinct seismic zones are located in Virginia: The Central Virginia Seismic Zone and the Giles County Giles County Zone.

Both of these zones produce recurrent small earthquakes at least every few years. Map by USGS. Click to enlarge. Giles County, Virginia. Chemical Lime Company of Virginia operates an underground mine and a quarry in the Five Oaks Limestone near Kimballton.

In this company produced more thanshort tons of high calcium limestone. Most of the stone was calcined into lime that was marketed for various industrial purposes. Earthquakes occur underground along geologic faults. Although Virginia has many faults, nearly all of them are Giles County. Most earthquakes in Virginia are not associated with a known fault, but occur within three distinct seismic zones: the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone (ETSZ) includes Lee County in far southwestern Virginia; the Giles County Seismic Zone (GCSZ) extends.

Get this from a library. The Giles County, Virginia seismic zone: seismological results and geological interpretations.

[G A Bollinger; Russell L Wheeler; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. EARTHQUAKES IN THE GILES COUNTY SEISMIC ZONE Since at leastpeople in the Giles County seismic zone of southwestern Virginia and adjacent West Virginia have felt small earthquakes and suffered damage from infrequent larger ones.

The largest damaging earthquake (magnitude ) in the seismic zone occurred in Smaller, slightly. ETSZ: This zone is the smallest zone in Virginia are reaches the farthest southwestern region containing Lee County.

The entirety of the zone extends to northeast Alabama and is one of the most active seismic zones in the eastern United States. Image taken from the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals, and Resources. Eathquake.

The Virginia Seismic Zone in the U.S. state of Virginia covers about 8, square kilometres (3, sq mi) in the Piedmont province. Earthquakes in the state are irregular and rarely reach over in magnitude. 2 earthquakes. 3 earthquake. 6 External links. The event was the strongest in Virginia's history.

With a. The other is in Giles County and is called the Giles County Seismic Zone (GCSZ). shutdown of the North Anna nuclear power plant in the Central Virginia Seismic Zone after a magnitude Geologic units in Giles county, Virginia.

Additional scientific data in this geographic area. Knox The limestone generally is the middle member of the Moccasin southwest of Giles County.

In eastern Giles County and northeastward a thin medium-grained, gray sandstone occurs near the base of the Moccasin. ) and is a transition zone. The Central Virginia Seismic Zone is one of three distinct seismic zones in the state, the other two being the Giles County Seismic Zone in the southwest of the state (centered in Giles County) and a small part of the Eastern Tennessee Seismic Zone which extends (barely) into the southwestern tip of Virginia (though nearly all of the activity.

Giles County Virginia History Families [Giles County Book Committee] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This great Giles County History Book is an excellent resource for genealogical data. The book is in excellent condition; there is small writing inside the cover showing the original price paid for the book5/5(1).

Earthquakes in Virginia. The James River follows the Central Virginia Seismic Zone between Charlottesville and Richmond and the New River follows the Giles County Seismic Zone from Radford to the West Virginia border.

Virginia is pretty stable, but just about any place in the state can experience an earthquake. Any errors or omissions should be reported to the Giles County Geographic Information Systems Office. In no event will Giles County be liable for any damages, including loss of data, lost profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss that might arise from the use of this map or the information it contains.

Since at leastpeople in the Giles County seismic zone of southwestern Virginia and adjacent West Virginia have felt small earthquakes and suffered damage from infrequent larger ones. The largest damaging earthquake (magnitude ) in the seismic zone occurred in For central Virginia’s seismic zone, quake is an event of rare magnitude slightly larger one that rattled Giles County in expect in the so-called Central Virginia Seismic Zone.

Giles County Earthquake of News Reports. Because the Giles County earthquake preceded seismic networks, there were few direct measures of the ground motion resulting from the earthquake. For this, and other pre-network events, one determines intensities for the event and infers from that a magnitude, or some other measure of size.

What is the earthquake zone for this area. At issue is the Giles County Seismic Zone and fault. USGS indicates to news that “Since at leastpeople in the Giles County seismic zone of southwestern Virginia and adjacent West Virginia have felt small earthquakes and suffered damage from infrequent larger ones.

Giles County Virginia Giles County was formed in from portions of Monroe, Montgomery and Tazewell counties. It was named in honor of the current U.S. Senator from the state, William Branch Giles, who later became Governor of Virginia ().

Giles County Virginia is located in south western Virginia. is a web portal that will help you find information about Giles County VA.

Agriculture in Giles County: Average size of farms: acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13, Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $ The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: % The value of livestock, poultry, and their .A magnitude earthquake rattled Lindside, West Virginia on Wednesday afternoon in southwestern Virginia’s Giles County seismic zone.

The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake occurred at.VIRGINIA DIVISION OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES PUBLICATION - SEISMIC HISTORY OF VIRGINIA. ferson’s personal account book.

During the af- Giles County, Virginia, Seismic Zone.