Kōrero: Landslides

Ōtira viaduct (2 o 2)

Ōtira viaduct

The Ōtira viaduct was completed in 1999. It traverses the old landslides on spans supported by three pillars. Future rock falls triggered by earthquakes may bring rubble down the screes into the riverbed, but the road above is out of harm’s way.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Michael J. Crozier, 'Landslides - Alpine, low mountain and layered rock landslides', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8789/otira-viaduct (accessed 22 October 2020)

He kōrero nā Michael J. Crozier, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006