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November 14, 2019, 3:49 am UTC    
November 03, 2018 09:10AM
This is an unusual geological hazard.

The start of the San Andreas fault is hit by the 'slow one': Sunken
sinkhole of bubbling mud is moving across Salton Sea destroying
everything in its path. The Daily Mail, November 2, 2018
[www.dailymail.co.uk]

A San Andreas fault mystery: The 'slow-moving disaster' in an
area where the Big One is feared by Alejandra Reyes-Velarde
and Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times, November 1, 2018
[www.latimes.com]

A Gurgling Mud Pool Is Creeping Across Southern California
Like a Geologic Poltergeist By Laura Geggel, Live Science, November 2, 2018
[www.livescience.com]

Geyser Emergency Project - Fact Sheet
[www.icphd.org]

Someone needs to to tell the reporters and officials that mud pots / springs
are not "geysers."

Some papers:

Lynch, D.K. and Hudnut, K.W., 2008. The Wister mud pot lineament:
Southeastward extension or abandoned strand of the San Andreas fault?.
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 98(4), pp.1720-1729.
[authors.library.caltech.edu]
[pubs.geoscienceworld.org]

Mazzini, A., Svensen, H., Etiope, G., Onderdonk, N. and Banks, D., 2011.
Fluid origin, gas fluxes and plumbing system in the sediment-hosted
Salton Sea Geothermal System (California, USA). Journal of Volcanology
and Geothermal Research, 205(3-4), pp.67-83.
[folk.uio.no]
[www.sciencedirect.com]

Onderdonk, N., Mazzini, A., Shafer, L. and Svensen, H., 2011. Controls on
the geomorphic expression and evolution of gryphons, pools, and caldera
features at hydrothermal seeps in the Salton Sea Geothermal Field,
southern California. Geomorphology, 130(3-4), pp.327-342.
[folk.uio.no]
[www.sciencedirect.com]

Yours,

Paul H.

"The past is never dead. It's not even past."
William Faulkner, Act 1, Scene III, Requiem for a Nun (1951)
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