Kōrero: Active faults

Alpine Fault offshore from Fiordland (2 o 2)

Alpine Fault offshore from Fiordland

Offshore investigations have allowed the Alpine Fault to be accurately mapped immediately west of Fiordland. The fault passes out to sea north of Milford Sound, and is a distinct linear feature on the seafloor and in seismic profiles.

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Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Active faults - Building on or near active faults', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/diagram/4361/alpine-fault-offshore-from-fiordland (accessed 8 August 2020)

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