The Salton Trough
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Description:This is a video that illustrates the creation of the Salton Trough. The video shows the location of the Salton Trough, then with pictures, explains the extensional forces that has created the Salton Trough.
References:http://fire.biol.wwu.edu/trent/alles/GeologySaltonTrough.pdf, http://www.cnsm.csulb.edu/departments/geology/VIRTUAL_FIELD/Salton_Sea/saltmain.htm, http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/earth/the-dynamic-earth/plate-tectonics-article.html, http://ca.water.usgs.gov/groundwater/gwatlas/basin/terminal.html