Kōrero: Active faults

Ostler Fault: complex fault scarp (2 o 2)

Ostler Fault: complex fault scarp

On another part of the Ostler Fault the zone of deformation is distributed over a broad zone, with two distinct ruptures and bending of the ground surface.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN00576/b
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Active faults - Building on or near active faults', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4357/ostler-fault-complex-fault-scarp (accessed 8 August 2020)

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