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USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
USGS Rapid Response to Haiti
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Title: USGS Rapid Response to Haiti

Description: The epicenter of the magnitude-7 earthquake that struck Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010 is shown in this photo below the highest peak in the center of the view. The mapped Enriquillo fault zone comes towards the viewer in the low-lying hills and passes north (left) of the deforested clearing in the foreground. The low lying portion of Haiti on the far north (left) is used for sugar cane cultivation and is heavily populated.

Location: USA

Date Taken: Feb 1 2010

Photographer: Walter Mooney
Photographer Email: mooney@usgs.gov
Photographer Organization: U.S. Geological Survey


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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Type: JPEG image - 3.75 MB
Dimensions: 5616 x 3744
Resolution: 72 dpi

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