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Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont)

Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont)

At the centre of Egmont National Park is Mt Taranaki (Mt Egmont) – here dramatically reflected in a tarn (mountain lake) on the nearby Pouākai Range. Created in 1900, Egmont was New Zealand’s second national park.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Western North Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14437/mt-taranaki-mt-egmont (accessed 29 November 2020)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015