The Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones and fault traces as shown on the Official Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zones Map of the Santa Clara County. Alquist-Priolo fault zones do not correspond with fault rupture zones. The Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act was passed in 1972 to mitigate the hazard of surface faulting to structures for human occupancy. This state law was a direct result of the 1971 San Fernando Earthquake, which was associated with extensive surface fault ruptures that damaged numerous homes, commercial buildings, and other structures. Surface rupture is the most easily avoidable seismic hazard. It directs the State of California Department of Conservation - Geological Survey to compile detailed maps of the surface traces of known active faults. The Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act's main purpose is to prevent the construction of buildings used for human occupancy on the surface trace of active faults. The 1:24,000-scale (24K) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) quadrangle boundary data set contains the approximate boundaries of the various 24K USGS quadrangles and the names and indexing codes associated with each 24K quadrangle. Original Source: : http://www.quake.ca.gov/gmaps/ap/ap_maps.htm.
The Points of Interest (POI) Dataset is a digital representation of the physical geographic and commercial features across all of Santa Clara County. This dataset aims to provide accurate location information in the map. Sources: Info USA (2010), California Department Of Education (2016), Santa Clara County Combined data (2016).
The purpose of the Santa Clara County Interactive Map Viewer is to provide to all citizens of Santa Clara County an easy graphical means to locate places in the County, and to access information about those locations.
Dataset contains lands owned or operated by the County of Santa Clara Parks & Recreation Department. Lands operated by the Department include lands via lease, easement, and fee simple ownership. Lands owned, but not operated may be leased to other agency for operation.