Story: Marlborough region

Kaikōura Canyon: bathymetric map (1st of 2)

Kaikōura Canyon: bathymetric map

In this bathymetric (sea-depth) map, the Kaikōura Canyon is the tongue of deeper sea floor (coloured green on the map) which abuts the South Island’s east coast at Kaikōura.

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Source: NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Marlborough region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Nov 2016