Kōrero: South Canterbury region

View from space

View from space

The milky turquoise blue of South Canterbury’s inland lakes stands out in this NASA image of the central South Island. Also visible are the snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps, the Mackenzie Basin in which the lakes lie, and the coastal downlands.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

NASA Visible Earth
Reference: MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC
Photograph by Jacques Descloitres

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Wilson, 'South Canterbury region - Landscape and geology', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11296/view-from-space (accessed 8 April 2020)

He kōrero nā John Wilson, updated 1 Feb 2017