USGS P 542-G

Publication Details

  • Title:

    Effects of the earthquake of March 27, 1964 on various communities
  • Authors:

    Plafker, George, Kachadoorian, Reuben, Eckel, E.B., and Mayo, L.R.
  • Publication Date:

    1969
  • Publisher:

    U.S. Geological Survey
  • Ordering Info:

    USGS Publications Warehouse
  • Quadrangle(s):

    Alaska Statewide, Anchorage, Bering Glacier, Blying Sound, Cordova, Fairbanks, Icy Bay, Kenai, Naknek, Seldovia, Seward, Tyonek, Valdez, Yakutat
  • Keyword(s):

    Coastal and River; Coastal and River Hazards; Earthquake; Engineering; Geology; Hazards; Inundation; Tsunami; Volcanoes

Bibliographic Reference

Plafker, George, Kachadoorian, Reuben, Eckel, E.B., and Mayo, L.R., 1969, Effects of the earthquake of March 27, 1964 on various communities: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 542-G, p. G1-G50, 2 sheets, scale 1:250,000.

Publication Products

  • ReportReport Information

  • Maps & Other Oversized SheetsMaps & Other Oversized Sheets

    • Plate 1 Map showing distribution and nature of vibration-induced damage resulting from the 1964 Alaska earthquake, scale 1:2,500,000 (10.0 M)
    • Plate 2 Map of Prince William Sound, Alaska, showing distribution of waves and of known or inferred subaqueous slides, scale 1:250,000 (4.6 M)

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