Rising air currents enable glider pilots to attain great altitudes, as this photograph shows. After flying north from Ōmarama, New Zealand’s famous gliding centre, the pilot looks down on 3,724-metre Aoraki/Mt Cook, the highest peak in the Southern Alps.
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Photograph by Rod Morris
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