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Map and Database of Quaternary Faults and Folds in Colombia and its Offshore Regions
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  U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Map and Database of Quaternary Faults and Folds in Colombia and its Offshore Regions By Gabriel Paris, Michael N. Machette, Richard L. Dart, and Kathleen M. Haller Open-File Report 00-0284 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey editorial standards nor with the North American Stratigraphic Code. Any use of trade names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Geological Survey. 2000  MAP AND DATABASE OF QUATERNARY FAULTS AND FOLDS IN COLOMBIA AND ITS OFFSHORE REGIONS A project of the International Lithosphere Program Task Group II-2, Major Active Faults of the World Data and map compiled by 1 GABRIEL PARIS, 2 MICHAEL N. MACHETTE,  2 RICHARD L. DART, AND 2 KATHLEEN M. HALLER 1  Departamento de Geografia Universidad del Valle Melendez, Cali, Colombia 2  U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Central Geologic Hazards Team MS 966, P.O. Box 25046 Denver, Colorado, USA Regional Coordinator for South America CARLOS COSTA Universidad Nacional de San Luis Departmento de Geologia Casilla de Correo 320 San Luis, Argentina ILP Task Group II-2 Co-Chairman, Western Hemisphere MICHAEL N. MACHETTE U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Central Geologic Hazards Team MS 966, P.O. Box 25046 Denver, Colorado, USA May 2000 version Program International Lithosphere i  TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION.................................................................................................................................1 STRATEGY AND PURPOSE ................................................................................................................ 1 TECTONIC SETTING........................................................................................................................... 2 M AJOR S TRUCTURAL E LEMENTS AND R ECENT E ARTHQUAKES .........................................................................3 PREPARATION OF THE DATABASE AND MAP ................................................................................... 3 M AP ................................................................................................................................................ 4 D ATABASE ........................................................................................................................................ 4 DEFINITION OF DATABASE TERMS ................................................................................................... 5 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.....................................................................................................................7 REFERENCES CITED.......................................................................................................................... 7 DATABASE OF FAULTS AND FOLDS.................................................................................................. 9 CO-01, OCA FAULT............................................................................................................................ 9 CO-02, SANTA MARTA—BUCARAMANGA FAULT SYSTEM ............................................................. 10 CO-2 A , S ANTA M ARTA SECTION , S ANTA M ARTA —B UCARAMANGA FAULT SYSTEM ........................................... 10 CO-2 B , B UCARAMANGA SECTION , S ANTA M ARTA —B UCARAMANGA FAULT SYSTEM .......................................... 10 CO-03, CAÑO TOMAS FAULT........................................................................................................... 11 CO-04, TARRA FAULT...................................................................................................................... 12 CO-05, MONTERÍA FAULT................................................................................................................ 12 CO-06, TUCURA FAULT ................................................................................................................... 13 CO-07, MUTATÁ FAULT................................................................................................................... 14 CO-08, MURINDÓ FAULT ................................................................................................................. 14 CO-09, UNGUIA FAULT .................................................................................................................... 15 CO-10, BAHIA SOLANO FAULT......................................................................................................... 16 CO-11, MURRI FAULT...................................................................................................................... 17 CO-12, CAÑASGORDAS FAULT........................................................................................................ 17 CO-13, ABRIAQUI FAULT ................................................................................................................. 18 CO-14, URRAO FAULT ..................................................................................................................... 18 CO-15, ROMERAL FAULT SYSTEM .................................................................................................. 19 CO-15 A , M ONTENEGRO ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ............................................................. 20 CO-15 B , A RMENIA ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ................................................................... 21 CO-15 C , P ARAISO SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ............................................................................... 22 CO-15 D , P IENDAMÓ ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ................................................................. 23 CO-15 E , R OSAS -J ULUMITO ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ........................................................ 24 CO-15 F , C ORDOBA -N AVARCO ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM .................................................... 25 CO-15 G , B UESACO -A RANDA ( FAULT ) SECTION , R OMERAL FAULT SYSTEM ....................................................... 26 ii  CO-16, SANTA RITA FAULT ............................................................................................................. 26 CO-17, ESPIRITU SANTO FAULT ...................................................................................................... 27 CO-18, OTU NORTE FAULT .............................................................................................................. 28 CO-19, BAGRE NORTE FAULT.......................................................................................................... 29 CO-20, PALESTINA FAULT............................................................................................................... 29 CO-21, CIMITARRA FAULT .............................................................................................................. 30 CO-22, MULATO-GETUDO FAULT..................................................................................................... 31 CO-23, HONDA FAULT ..................................................................................................................... 32 CO-24, ALTO DEL TRIGO FAULT (PART OF SALINAS FAULT SYSTEM)............................................ 32 CO-25, BITUIMA FAULT (PART OF SALINAS FAULT SYSTEM) ......................................................... 33 CO-26, SUAREZ FAULT.................................................................................................................... 34 CO-27, MORRONEGRO-LAS MERCEDES FAULT SYSTEM................................................................. 34 CO-28, CHITAGA-PAMPLONA FAULTS............................................................................................. 35 CO-29, EASTERN FRONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ................................................................................... 36 CO-29 A , N ORTHERN G UAICARAMO SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM .............................................. 37 CO-29 B , C ENTRAL G UAICARAMO SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ................................................ 37 CO-29 C , S OUTHERN G UAICARAMO SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM .............................................. 38 CO-29 D , Y OPAL ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ........................................................... 39 CO-29 E , S AN P EDRO -C UMARAL ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ....................................... 40 CO-29 F , S ERVITA -S ANTA M ARIA ( FAULT GROUP ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ............................ 40 CO-29 G , G UAYURIBA ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM .................................................... 41 CO-29 H , A LGECIRAS ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ..................................................... 42 CO-29 I , G ARZON -P ITALITO ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ............................................. 43 CO-29 J , S UAZA ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ........................................................... 44 CO-29 K , M OCOA ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM .......................................................... 44 CO-29 L , S IBUNDOY ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ...................................................... 45 CO-29 M , A FILADORES ( FAULT ) SECTION , E ASTERN F RONTAL FAULT SYSTEM ................................................... 46 CO-30, LA MACARENA FAULT......................................................................................................... 47 CO-31, BOGOTÁ FAULT.................................................................................................................... 47 CO-32, VIANI FAULT........................................................................................................................ 48 CO-33, USME FAULT........................................................................................................................ 48 CO-34, CUCUANA FAULT................................................................................................................. 49 CO-35, IBAGUÉ FAULT..................................................................................................................... 50 CO-36, TORO FAULT........................................................................................................................ 51 CO-37, ARGELIA FAULT................................................................................................................... 51 CO-38, GARRAPATAS FAULT........................................................................................................... 52 CO-39, DAGUA-CALIMA FAULT SYSTEM......................................................................................... 53 CO-40, EL TAMBOR FAULT.............................................................................................................. 53 iii
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