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Living On Shaky Ground: The Science and Story Behind New Zealand’s Earthquakes. Matthew Wright. 2014 1st edition. Random House, Auckland


The science surrounding earthquakes and tsunami; diagrams of plates, faults etc

NZ large earthquakes of the past: pre-history; remembered by Maori; Wellington, Wanganui, Wairarapa; Napier, Hawkes Bay; Edgecumbe; the Alpine Fault, Murchison, Inangahua, Christchurch … and more …
Slow slips

What of the future?
Engineering, being ready and staying alive, emergency plans

Many graphic photos and personal stories


240pp; b/w and coloured photos; maps; diagrams; glossary; bibliography; index; large s/covers, self wrappers; excellent condition; brand new

A very well researched interesting book


Text Copyright 2018
Collectible Books, Napier




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