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Queenstown and The Remarkables

Queenstown and The Remarkables

This postcard, made from a hand-coloured photograph, shows Queenstown, set on the edge of Lake Wakatipu with the steep mountain range of The Remarkables behind. The range has been uplifted along a fault line and made steeper by glacial action.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Otago', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 May 2024)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015