Story: Limestone country

Devils Boots (1st of 3)

Devils Boots

These limestone outcrops in the Aorere Valley in Golden Bay are so named because they look like the devil’s boots, sticking out of the ground upside down.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, W.T. L Travers Collection
Reference: PAColl-1574-03
Photograph by William Thomas Locke Travers

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Paul Williams, 'Limestone country - Other karst features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Paul Williams, published 24 Sep 2007