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  1906 San Francisco earthquake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake that struck San Francisco and the coast of northern California at 5:12am on Wednesday, April 18, 1906.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was caused by a slip on the San Andreas Fault.
For a number of years, the epicenter of the quake was assumed to be near the town of Olema, in the Point Reyes area of Marin County, because of evidence of the degree of local earth displacement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Earthquake   (2201 words)

 1906 Home Page
In the study that follows, we apply this insight to the 1906 earthquake, though clearly the quality and bandwidth of the historic data are not as impressive as the modern digital, broadband data.
The radiation pattern is nearly that of the 1906 rupture along the central portion of the San Andreas Fault (Fig.
Recent comparison of the horizontal displacements accompanying the 1906 San Francisco and the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquakes indicate that although the Loma Prieta event exhibited nearly equal strike- and dip-slip components of faulting, the 1906 data is consistent with strike-slip on a vertical plane (Segall and Lisowski, 1990).
pasadena.wr.usgs.gov /office/wald/1906/1906.html   (10121 words)

 1906 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar).
April 18 - 1906 San Francisco earthquake on the San Andreas Fault destroys much of San Francisco, California, killing at least 3000.
The estimated magnitude of the earthquake is 7.8.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1906   (1816 words)

 BSL FAQ: 1906 Earthquake
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake occured on April 18, 1906 at 05:12 AM local time in the San Francisco Bay Area of central California.
Indeed the significance of the fault and recognition of its large cumulative offset would not be fully appreciated until the advent of plate tectonics more than half a century later.
2006 is the centennial of the 1906 earthquake.
www.seismo.berkeley.edu /seismo/faq/1906_0.html   (774 words)

 San Francisco in Ruins
THE YEAR was 1906, and the citizens of San Francisco must have found it a wildly incongruous sight--grown men at child's play in the midst of tragedy.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire provided the next major opportunity for Lawrence to demonstrate the Captive Airship's special capabilities.
Working in San Francisco during May of 1906 must have been difficult, but Lawrence succeeded in making four photographs, copies of which survive in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
robroy.dyndns.info /lawrence/landscape.html   (2335 words)

 Hot New Bands --
1906 is comprised of Ed Pettitt on Guitar, Chris Watts on Bass, Andy Milne on drums, Charlie Woosey on vocals, and Pete Summers on rhythm guitar.
It was back to the local venue on the 2nd of February where the band had their 'Stable' night and victoriously carried themselves to 4th place in the standings.
Equipped with the 1906 demo, produced by James Stenton a week before, it was time to put the music to the test.
www.freewebs.com /hotnewbands/1906.htm   (1133 words)

 SFMOMA | Exhibitions | Exhibition Overview: 1906 Earthquake
1906 Earthquake explores a variety of photographic responses to the disaster with professional views of the destroyed city.
In the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and fire, many photographers — both amateur and professional — took to the streets and documented the unimaginable damage.
In commemoration of the centennial of the 1906 earthquake and fire that struck the Bay Area, panelists discuss the various ways catastrophic events are recorded, interpreted, and remembered through photography.
www.sfmoma.org /exhibitions/exhib_detail.asp?id=222   (372 words)

 Relief Efforts - 1906 Earthquake -Presidio of San Francisco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
relief efforts during the 1906 earthquake and fire not only answered the needs of the immediate tragedy but also left a legacy for future domestic emergencies.
Based on the army's experience in the 1906 disaster, clear and formal policies were developed regarding civil relief and the Army's relationship with the Red Cross was formally defined.
As U.S. Army troops marched into the city of San Francisco to assist in fire fighting and law enforcement efforts, Depot Quartermaster Major Carroll A. Devol sent a telegram to the War Department informing authorities of the earthquake and requesting relief aid.
www.nps.gov /prsf/history/1906eq/relief.htm   (1737 words)

 USGS Earthquake Hazards Program » A Virtual Tour of the 1906 Earthquake in Google Earth
The 1906 earthquake also revealed the existence and significance of the San Andreas fault to earth scientists, who then gave birth to the science of earthquakes.
This relative plate motion and the strain it imposes on the San Andreas fault was the cause of the 1906 earthquake and is the cause of earthquakes yet to come.
The large number of photographs taken shortly after the 1906 earthquake are utilized by scientists to document surface rupture of the San Andreas fault and by engineers to document the extent and nature of damage to the built environment, including the liquefaction that occurred on the filled margins of San Francisco Bay.
earthquake.usgs.gov /regional/nca/virtualtour   (517 words)

 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Fire and  Their Effects on Structures and Structural Materials   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Accordingly, on April 19 Richard L. Humphrey was sent to San Francisco for this purpose, as secretary of the National Advisory Board on Fuels and Structural Materials and representing the structural materials division of the United States Geological Survey.
Frank Soulé, dean of the college of civil engineering of the University of California, was asked to late in the fall of 1906 to prepare a report on the general earthquake and fire conditions.
Gilbert, of the United States Geological Survey, also a member of the California earthquake investigation commission, who was near San Francisco at the time of the disaster was asked to prepare a brief special report on the phenomena of the earthquake.
www.americahurrah.com /Earthquake/eqIndex.htm   (201 words)

 1906 News @ ColorfulImaginations.com (Colorful Imaginations)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Reception plan - The provost said that they were all aware that they were going to have the privilege on the 30th of July next of a visit of that great and...
Helene Critler, who survived the 1906 San Francisco earthquake as a girl and lived for years in a refugee cottage, died April 29.
Most of the city's 400,000 residents were still in bed when the magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck at 5:12 am on April 18, 1906.
www.colorfulimaginations.com /search/news/1906   (319 words)

 Amazon.com: 1906 : A Novel: Books: James Dalessandro   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Byron aims to arrest the mayor, the police chief and the city attorney in one fell swoop, but when he is killed investigating a murder at the waterfront, it's up to his son Hunter, a Stanford graduate and fledgling police detective, to carry his mantle.
The 1906 San Francisco earthquake was so strong that I knocked Bay Area seismographs off their stands or registered off the scale.
For a much better interpetation of the 1906 Earthquake that's factually accurate and informative as well as fascinating and captivating to read without resorting to such theatrics and tired plot devices, read Dennis Smith's "San Francisco is Burning".
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0811849414?v=glance   (2737 words)

 San Francisco 1906 Earthquake Marriage Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Marriage Project focuses in great detail on the enhancement of our natural urge to unite in matrimony for mutual benefit when nearly everything in our world is collapsing or disintegrating around us.
Among the ruins of the 1906 disaster, couples quickly got married, romances fostered in the refugee camps and with those fleeing the city and state.
Now, compare the above figures to those in 1906: there were possibly more than 3,400 related deaths, approximately 15,000 injuries in a population of about 400,000, and two-thirds of a major metropolis was shaken, dynamited and burned to the ground over the course of three days.
www.sfgenealogy.com /1906/06index.htm   (4612 words)

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SNMPv2 Working Group Standards Track [Page 9] RFC 1906 Transport Mappings for SNMPv2 January 1996 It is suggested that administrators configure their SNMPv2 entities acting in an agent role to listen on IPX socket 36879 (900f hexadecimal).
Further, it is suggested that notification sinks be configured to listen on IPX socket 36880 (9010 hexadecimal) When an SNMPv2 entity uses this transport mapping, it must be capable of accepting messages that are at least 546 octets in size.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1906.txt   (2377 words)

 Hellenic Forums Omogenia - YASOU - Hellenism: 1906 Athens games ?
In 1906, athletes from around the world came to Athens in the spirit of the Games and might have saved the young Olympic movement from collapsing under the weight of its own shortcomings.
The latest attempt to win full Olympic status for 1906 was rejected by the IOC last year.
A proposal to restore 1906 to the Olympic constellation and#8212; as the IIIB Olympiad and#8212; was again rejected in 1949 by a three-member commission led by Avery Brundage, who would serve as IOC president from 1952-72.
www.omogenia.com /forums/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=UBB11&Number=13180&page=&view=&sb=&o=   (909 words)

 LiveScience.com - Crumbled Tombstones Lead to New View of 1906 Earthquake
On the morning of April 18, 1906, an earthquake of approximate magnitude 7.8 erupted, with an epicenter near the where the Golden Gate Bridge would later be built.
One of the most interesting ways geologists have measured the intensity of the 1906 earthquake is by visiting rural cemeteries.
The 1906 quake ruptured a much longer stretch of fault (red) than the 1989 temblor.
www.livescience.com /forcesofnature/050422_earthquake_1906.html   (853 words)

 Earthquake of 1906
The earthquake of April 18, 1906, although known as the earthquake of San Francisco, reduced downtown Santa Rosa to a rubble.
For economic reasons the full extent of damage to the county was purposely underestimated including the number of deaths.
The list of dead was not confined to San Francisco, but extended to many of the neighboring towns, especially to Santa Rosa, where sixty were reported dead and a large number missing, and to the insane asylum in its vicinity, from the ruins of which a hundred or more of dead bodies were taken.
users.ap.net /~chenae/socoquake.html   (1033 words)

 The 1906 Restaurant/Callicoon, NY
The 1906 Restaurant and Steak House is a casually elegant award winning four star restaurant where fine food, gracious service, and country charm blend to create a delightful and memorable dining experience.
Upstairs at the 1906 is suitable for small to medium sized private parties.
The 1906 Restaurant, is located in a quaint little hamlet in upstate New York, along the beautiful Delaware River.
www.1906restaurant.com   (399 words)

 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
In 1906, the destruction of Chinatown by fire was considered a great blessing of the Earthquake.
Denial of Disaster: The Untold Story and Photographs of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire or 1906, by Gladys Hansen, Emmet Condon, David Fowler Cameron and Co., San Francisco, 160 p.
Wald, D.J., Kanamori, Hiroo, Helmberger, D.V., and Heaton, T.H., Source study of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake: Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, vol.83, no. 4, p.
www.zpub.com /sf/history/1906earth.html   (525 words)

 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was a major earthquake at San Francisco, California on April 18, 1906.
The earthquake's notoriety rests in part on the fact that it was the first natural disaster of its size to be captured by photography.
Further, it occurred at a time when geology and seismology were just blossoming; analysis of the 1906 displacements and strain in the surrounding crust led Reid (1910) to formulate his elastic-rebound theory of the earthquake source, which remains today the principal model of the earthquake cycle.
www.westernmininghistory.com /1906-san-francisco-earthquake   (465 words)

 Photos of 1906 earthquake and fire deliver new perspectives and fresh aftershocks
So when we dwell on pictures of the 1906 earthquake's horrible aftermath, we cannot help but wonder whether too much focus on images of such a disaster may hasten its inevitable recurrence.
The same row of slumping frame houses near 17th and Howard streets appears repeatedly in "1906 Earthquake." A remarkable number of wood structures appear relatively undamaged by the quake and fire.
But the case for putting "1906 Earthquake" into an art museum rests on the fact that no institution could have presented it better and on the irresolvably ambiguous artistic standing of a great many documentary photographs.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/01/21/DDGPKGQ5CJ1.DTL   (884 words)

 1906 New York Highlanders Roster by Baseball Almanac
It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season.
The 1906 New York Highlanders played 151 games during the regular season, won 90 games, lost 61 games, and finished in second position.
They played their home games at Hilltop Park (Park Factors: 110/110) where 434,700 fans witnessed their 1906 Highlanders finish the season with a.596 winning percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /teamstats/roster.php?y=1906&t=NY5   (383 words)

 Religious Bodies, 1906: [Excerpts Relating to African American Religious Bodies]: Electronic Edition.
The general statistics for all the colored organizations at the close of the year 1906 are given in Tables 11, 12, and 14 (pages 538, 540, and 564).
The next table shows for 1890 and 1906, by denominations in detail, the number of colored organizations, the number of communicants or members, 1 and the value of church property.
The body reporting the greatest number of organizations for 1906 is the Baptists—National Convention (Colored), with 18,534, or 50.4 per cent of the total number of colored organizations in the country, while the African Methodist Episcopal Church is next in order with 6,647, or 18.1 percent of the entire number.
docsouth.unc.edu /church/census/census.xml   (2107 words)

 Centennial of 1906
Although there was no major damage at UC Berkeley, the 1906 earthquake did touch the campus community.
In the 100 years since the 1906 earthquake and fire members of the University community have continued to contribute to our understanding of earthquakes and their effects on our environment, as well as our ability to prepare for them.
One hunderd years after the 1906 earthquake devastated the city of San Francisco, this centennial exhibition provides a historical look at this "earth-shaking" event in California.
www.seismo.berkeley.edu /seismo/1906   (568 words)

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