Shag Rock succumbs to the Pacific Ring of Fire

Shag Rock,  an 11-metre,  iconic Christchurch feature,  succumbs to the strength of the Pacific Ring of Fire. Here are a couple of photos of the rock before the 22 February, 20 seconds aftershock, or quake, cut it in half.

Every Christchurch child has played and swum here
Shag Rock from the other side

Author: Heather - the kiwi travel writer

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5 thoughts on “Shag Rock succumbs to the Pacific Ring of Fire”

  1. I have some photos of Shag Rock now, if you’re interested. Sad, though. Peacocks Gallop, too.


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