14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Tourists taking photos of ChristChurch Cathedral ahead of a Civic Memorial Service held in the Botanical Gardens for victims of the 2011 Christchurch Earthquakes on February 22, 2016 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The earthquake measuring 6.3 in magnitude devastated Christchurch killing 185 people and causing an estimated $40 billion in damage to the city's buildings and infrastructure.
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