GSA Connection

April 2012


Geoscience Trivia


  1. California was the first state to officially designate a "state rock." What is it?
    Serpentinite

  2. What is the length of the rupture associated with the 18 April 1906 Great San Francisco Earthquake?
    296 miles (477 km)

  3. One of the greatest known fossil repositories in California features many examples of California's state fossil, the saber-toothed cat. Where is it?
    La Brea Tar Pits

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