Kōrero: West Coast region

Recent soil, near Franz Josef

Recent soil, near Franz Josef

Much of the sediment on low-lying river flats has been deposited by floods. In this soil profile on the north bank of the Waiho River, near Franz Josef township, almost all the layers have been deposited by floods in recent decades.

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Photograph by David Barrell

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Soils and agriculture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21140/recent-soil-near-franz-josef (accessed 24 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016