Allen, Clarence Roderic

Allen, Clarence Roderic

(1925–  ) seismologist; born in Palo Alto, Calif. A professor of geology and geophysics at the California Institute of Technology (1964), his major research was to evaluate hazards inherent in the fault systems of Southern California and Baja California.
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