Kōrero: Taranaki region

Taranaki landforms

Taranaki is dominated by Mt Taranaki and the ring plain that surrounds it, largely a product of eruptions from the mountain and its predecessors, Kaitake and Pouākai. The other main landscape features are the marine terraces of the northern and southern Taranaki coasts, a product of rising and falling sea levels, and the dissected hill country inland, which is part of a much larger expanse of hill country reaching into inland Whanganui and the King Country.

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Ron Lambert, 'Taranaki region - Geology and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/25248/taranaki-landforms (accessed 21 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Ron Lambert, updated 1 Aug 2015