Story: Waterfalls

Bowen Falls

Bowen Falls

The fiords of the far south-west of the South Island were carved out by glaciers, creating steep-sided valleys. The result is a number of spectacular waterfalls such as the well-known Bowen Falls in Milford Sound.

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Jock Phillips, 'Waterfalls - Causes of waterfalls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007