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San Andreas fault Syllabification: San An·dre·as fault
Pronunciation: /ˌsan anˌdrāəs ˈfôlt/

Definition of San Andreas fault in English:

A fault line that extends for about 600 miles (965 km) through the length of coastal California. Seismic activity is common along its course, caused by friction between two crustal plates sliding past each other along the line of the fault.
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