Story: South Canterbury region

South Canterbury landforms

The map shows the four main landforms of South Canterbury: the plains of the Rangitātā and Waitaki rivers; the coastal rolling country, or downlands; the inland basins of the Mackenzie Country and the Ōpuha and Hakataramea rivers; the hills and mountains of the inland ranges and Southern Alps.

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John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/11311/south-canterbury-landforms (accessed 12 April 2021)

Story by John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017