Story: Lakes

Lake Matheson

Lake Matheson

The reflections in Lake Matheson, in South Westland, are often admired by tourists. On a clear, windless day the peaks of Aoraki/Mt Cook and Mt Tasman are mirrored in the lake. Such scenes are usually best photographed in the early morning, before the wind rises and causes ripples on the lake surface.

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Simon Nathan, 'Lakes - New Zealand lakes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 April 2024)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007