Story: Historic earthquakes

Impact on the coastline (1st of 3)

Impact on the coastline

Long stretches of State Highway 1 were buried under massive slips caused by the Kaikōura earthquake. This section of road reopened 13 months later.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - Marlborough earthquakes – 2013 and 2016', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46855/impact-on-the-coastline (accessed 7 June 2020)

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