Kōrero: Hauraki–Coromandel places

Chenier plain, Firth of Thames

Chenier plain, Firth of Thames

This distinctive stretch of beach consists of ridges of gravel, shell and sand atop a muddy base, the result of a tidal movement that has shifted the upper layers south along the shoreline. This view shows the Taramaire Wildlife Refuge for sea and shore birds, near Miranda.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Hauraki Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30617/chenier-plain-firth-of-thames (accessed 19 October 2019)

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