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Loma Prieta earthquake collection
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The Loma Prieta earthquake collection documents how Santa Cruz County was affected by the Loma Prieta earthquake, which took place on October 17, 1989. The collection contains personal accounts of the earthquake and material from goverment agencies, local businesses, and UC Santa Cruz.
The Loma Prieta earthquake was a 6.9 magnitude earthquake that took place on October 17, 1989. The earthquake was centered in the Forest of Nisene Marks State Park on a section of the San Andreas Fault. In Santa Cruz, the Pacific Garden Mall was severely damaged and several buildings listed on the Santa Cruz Historic Building Survery were damaged enough to warrant demolition.
4.34 Linear Feet 2 cartons; 2 flats
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