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Southland and Stewart Island

Southland and Stewart Island

Fiordland, on the western side of the Southland region, consists of steep mountains, glaciers and fiords. In contrast, eastern Southland is underlain by rolling hills, most of which are used for agriculture. This map shows the location of places mentioned in the text.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Southland and Stewart Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

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