Scientists complete new detailed map of Teton Fault

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Scientists have completed the most detailed map yet of one of North America's most spectacular geologic faults with the hope of providing a better understanding of the earthquake risk at a popular vacation destination. Millions of tourists visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming, every year to sightsee, hike or ski the Teton Range, which was formed by the Teton fault. Upward slippage of the fault's western edge has pushed the mountains to their present height of some 7,000 feet.