Wednesday, March 16, 2016

GEOLOGICAL UPHEAVALS: Landslide Hits California - Destroys Highway Near Weaverville! [PHOTOS + MAPS]

© Caltrans District 1

March 16, 2016 - CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES - A giant sinkhole has bitten a chunk out of Hwy 3. The road is closed with now estimated time of reopening. Caltrans posted on the following photos and information on their Facebook page this morning.


© Caltrans District 1

© KTLA

© KTLA

Weaverville, California is pretty close to, if not in the Cascadia Subduction Zone:



Cascadia Subduction Zone. © USGS

Weaverville, California. © Google Maps



- Kym Kemp.







 

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