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SURFACE FEATURES

Stormy Point

Aerial view of a recent fault movement in New ZealandThe outcrop at Stormy Point. The hard sandstones at the bottom of the Helsby formation outcrop at Stormy Point and form the abrupt edge.

(Left) A recent fault.  This aerial picture taken in New Zealand shows a modern fault cutting across a road and producing a step in the landscape some 1 to 2 metres high.  The Engine Vein Fault has moved about 7 metres and the main Edge Fault 46 metres.

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