Who would have thought that sand-dunes could suffer earthquake damage? These photos of sand-dune cracks, due to earthquake-induced coastal ground-slumping presumably, are from Spencer Beach – opposite Brooklands, beside the Waimakariri River thwarted-estuary lagoon (still a favourite place of rare wild beauty):

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 0 - June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 0 - 17 June 2011


Brooklands lagoon dune pic 1 - 17 June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 1 - 17 June 2011


Brooklands lagoon dune pic 2 - 17 June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 2 - 17 June 2011


 Brooklands lagoon dune pic 3 - 17 June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 3 - 17 June 2011 - view south


Brooklands lagoon dune pic 4 - 17 June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 4 - 17 June 2011


Brooklands lagoon dune pic 5 - 17 June 2011

Brooklands lagoon dune pic 5 - 17 June 2011 - view north

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