Kōrero: Active faults

The Edgecumbe Fault (2 o 2)

The Edgecumbe Fault

Movement on the Edgecumbe Fault during the 1987 Bay of Plenty earthquake offset this section of McCracken Road in Edgecumbe by almost 3 metres.

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Reference: CN10115/37
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Active faults - What is an active fault?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4350/the-edgecumbe-fault (accessed 17 September 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 1 Aug 2017