Story: Glaciers and glaciation

Promoting Franz Josef

Promoting Franz Josef

Because the Franz Josef Glacier is easily accessible by road, it has long been regarded as a tourist highlight. This cover of a booklet from 1935 shows how accessible the glacier was from a tourist hotel.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-TOURISM-Franz-1935-01-cover

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How to cite this page:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Glaciers and glaciation - Glaciers and people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2023)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Apr 2021