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The Nootka Fault is an active transform fault located off Nootka Islandmarker, near Vancouver Islandmarker, British Columbiamarker, Canadamarker.

Geology

The Nootka Fault is north of the Juan de Fuca Plate, a remnant of the once vast Farallon Plate. It is at the triple junction of the North American Plate, the Explorer Plate, and the Juan de Fuca.

Undersea volcano

Near the Nootka Fault is an active undersea mud volcano named Maquinna.

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