Story: Tsunamis

Lyttelton dry dock, 1960

Lyttelton dry dock, 1960

Water poured into the dry dock at Lyttelton, in the South Island, during several of the surges from the Chile tsunami in May 1960.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Tsunamis - 20th-century and recent tsunamis', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2017