Definition of San Andreas fault in English:

San Andreas fault

Line breaks: San An|dreas fault
Pronunciation: /ˌsan anˈdreɪəs
A fault line extending for some 965 km (600 miles) through the length of coastal California. Seismic activity is common along its course and is due to two crustal plates sliding past each other along the line of the fault.

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