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Europa Fault Gives California's San Andreas A Run For Its Money

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December 9, 1998
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New pictures from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show a closeup view of a fault, or fracture, on Jupiter's icy moon Europa that stretches as long as the California segment of the infamous San Andreas fault.

New pictures from NASA's Galileo spacecraft show a closeup view of a fault, or fracture, on Jupiter's icy moon Europa that stretches as long as the California segment of the infamous San Andreas fault.


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NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Europa Fault Gives California's San Andreas A Run For Its Money." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 9 December 1998. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981209080516.htm>.
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (1998, December 9). Europa Fault Gives California's San Andreas A Run For Its Money. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 24, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981209080516.htm
NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. "Europa Fault Gives California's San Andreas A Run For Its Money." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1998/12/981209080516.htm (accessed April 24, 2014).

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