The central part of the South Island is dominated by the Southern Alps. Major rivers flow eastwards, forming the Canterbury plains. This map shows the location of places mentioned in the text. The Alpine Fault forms a clear natural boundary on the western side of the mountains, and shows up clearly on the map.
Using this item
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.
Add new comment