Geology for Global Development

Friday Photo: Tensional cracks from Kaikoura earthquake


This photo was taken by Jack Williams from the University of Otago during mapping of the surface rupture from the recent Kaikoura earthquake. Birds eye view of tensional cracks in ground adjacent to fault trace.

Rosalie was the Himalayas Programme Officer for Geology for Global Development and writer for the GfGD blog. She is a geochemist and a postdoc at the University of Oxford.

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