Kōrero: Kermadec Islands

Kermadec Islands map

Kermadec Islands map

The Kermadec Islands are the tiny emergent part of a chain of submarine volcanoes that define the Kermadec ridge. In political terms the Kermadecs are important for New Zealand as they define the northern extent of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and the Extended Continental Shelf (ECS).

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Base map courtesy of NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Geology and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/37357/kermadec-islands-map (accessed 17 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan