Story: Mountains

The North Island from space

The North Island from space

From space, the east coast axial range appears as a dark line of forest. White cloud clusters around the central volcanic peaks and Mt Taranaki in the west.

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NASA-Johnson Space Center
Reference: International Space Station Crew Earth Observations Experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, ISS006-E-40139

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - North Island mountains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14311/the-north-island-from-space (accessed 24 May 2022)

Story by Andy Dennis, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017