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Is a Great Plateau Slip-Sliding Away?

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Science  14 Mar 1997:
Vol. 275, Issue 5306, pp. 1565
DOI: 10.1126/science.275.5306.1565

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The American West may be high, but it's slowly sinking—and sliding northwest toward the Oregon coast, according to a new geophysical theory.

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