The section of the San Andreas Fault that runs through Southern California is called the Mojave Segment. The path of the fault is not always obvious on the surface, mirroring the day to day level of awareness of its presence in the minds of the people who live and work above it.
This ongoing series examines the relationship between the San Andreas Fault and the geological and human structures and activities that have developed
directly above it.
The San Andreas is a constant presence in the life and landscape of Southern California. One that threatens as well as creates life and beauty in the region.
San Andreas Fault