Kōrero: Historic earthquakes

The landslide site today (2 o 2)

The landslide site today

This photograph is of the Wellington landslide site (on the Hutt Road), which was painted by Charles Gold soon after the 1855 quake. Now covered in vegetation, the slip is difficult to recognise.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN34275/9
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Historic earthquakes - The 1855 Wairarapa earthquake', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4435/the-landslide-site-today (accessed 15 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 28 Mar 2011, updated 1 Nov 2017