Story: Historic earthquakes

Road subsidence

Road subsidence

This car ended up in a king-size pothole when a drainage tunnel collapsed.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1968 Īnangahua earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/4581/road-subsidence (accessed 16 November 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017