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Massive mudslides in Kaikōura Canyon destroy seabed life

Huge mudslides from November’s earthquakes have wiped out all organisms living in the seabed of the Kaikōura Canyon.

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Massive mudslides in Kaikōura Canyon destroy seabed life

Huge mudslides from November’s earthquakes have wiped out all organisms living in the seabed of the Kaikōura Canyon.

Hotspot Watch for 23 Feb 2017

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