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Title: Land Subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley
Description: Approximate point of maximum subsidence in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Land surface subsided ~9 m from 1925 to 1977 due to aquifer-system compaction. Signs on the telephone pole indicate the former elevations of the land surface in 1925 and 1955.
Location: San Joaquin Valley, CA, USA
Photographer: Richard Ireland , U.S. Geological Survey
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