Kiwi’s are rushing to see New Zealand’s new blue lake

What's Fresh 15/01/2018

While an earthquake usually causes destruction, they can also create natural wonders like what we now see with the new 'quake lake' which has become a popular tourist attraction.

Before the earthquake, the lake was merely a small river, but after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake of 2016, the river transformed into a lake after a 150-meter landslide fell into the Hapuku River.

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The lake is located north of Kaikōura and is approx 400 meters long and 100 meters wide as well as being 35 meters at the deepest point.