Story: Sea floor

Gisborne Knolls (2nd of 3)

Gisborne Knolls

A deep-water seamount, called the Gisborne Knolls, lies east of the North Island. This image shows some small corals and sea anemones attached to the rocky sea floor at a depth of 2,600 metres.

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Ashley Rowden, 'Sea floor - Life on the deep sea floor', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 October 2020)

Story by Ashley Rowden, published 12 Jun 2006