Kōrero: Earthquakes

GPS station in the Southern Alps

GPS station in the Southern Alps

Global positioning system (GPS) equipment is used to pinpoint where strain is building up in the earth’s crust. Stations like this one high in the Southern Alps need to be robust to withstand the extreme climate.

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GNS Science
Photograph by Dion Matheson

Permission of GNS Science must be obtained before any use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Earthquakes - Living with earthquakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4419/gps-station-in-the-southern-alps (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017