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Fault Name Index

Ozena Fault

Type of Faulting: reverse
Length: 40 km
Nearest Communities: Ventucopa, Cuyama
Most Recent Major Rupture: Quaternary
Other Notes: Dips to the south.


The Ozena fault forms a semi-continuous system of reverse faulting with the South Cuyama fault that defines the southern edge of the Cuyama Valley, the northern edge of which is bounded by the Morales fault.



This fault is featured on the following map:

Northwest Fault Map