This view shows the Wellington Fault, which forms a sharp edge to the Hutt Valley, with Petone and Lower Hutt at centre left of the photograph. The eastern (nearer) side of the Wellington Fault has subsided, and has been filled with gravel from the Hutt River.
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Photograph by Lloyd Homer
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