Story: Tsunamis

Lyttelton dry dock, 1960

Lyttelton dry dock, 1960

Water poured into the dry dock at Lyttelton, in the South Island, during several of the surges from the Chile tsunami in May 1960.

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Lyttelton Port Company

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Willem de Lange and Eileen McSaveney. 'Tsunamis - 20th-century tsunamis', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 9-Jul-13
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