Kōrero: Nearshore islands

Elizabeth Island, Doubtful Sound (1 o 2)

Elizabeth Island, Doubtful Sound

The dramatic topography of Fiordland, in the south-west of the South Island, was shaped by glaciers. Between ice ages, the glaciers melted and the sea rose, flooding the valleys and turning high areas into islands.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - A nation of islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13007/elizabeth-island-doubtful-sound (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007