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In this park the famous San Andreas Fault runs off the edge of the land and into the Pacific Ocean, running parallel to the Golden Gate Bridge. View the massive landslide and Mussel Rock itself, both markers of a major active fault zone, the Andreas Fault.
You can find more detailed information about Mussel Rock in the thesis "Living on the edge" submitted to the faculty of San Francisco State University by Shawn Christopher Heiser.
For more information about all aspects of the San Andreas fault see the San Andreas Fault website.
See the...
In this park the famous San Andreas Fault runs off the edge of the land and into the Pacific Ocean, running parallel to the Golden Gate Bridge. View the massive landslide and Mussel Rock itself, both markers of a major active fault zone, the Andreas Fault.
You can find more detailed information about Mussel Rock in the thesis "Living on the edge" submitted to the faculty of San Francisco State University by Shawn Christopher Heiser.
For more information about all aspects of the San Andreas fault see the San Andreas Fault website.
See the Interactive Map of the San Andreas Fault by Thule Scientific to pinpoint the fault anywhere along its trace.
Other Locations mapped on our website:
- Los Trancos
This is the official Mussel Rock to Fort Funston Trail Map by the Bay Area Ridge Trail Council.
In this park the famous San Andreas Fault runs off the edge of the land and into the Pacific Ocean, running parallel to the Golden Gate Bridge. View the massive landslide and Mussel Rock itself, both markers of a major active fault zone, the Andreas Fault.
You can find more detailed information about Mussel Rock in the thesis "Living on the edge" submitted to the faculty of San Francisco State University by Shawn Christopher Heiser.
For more information about all aspects of the San Andreas fault see the San Andreas Fault website.
See the...
Explore some of the 340 miles of Bay Area Ridge Trail, particular the Mussel Rock to Fort Funston trail.
Watch for whales. It is certainly possible to see whales from the shore if you happen to be in the right place at the right time.

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