Story: Landscapes – overview

Clarence River valley (2nd of 3)

Clarence River valley

In its middle reaches, the Clarence River flows along a broad valley. In summer, the river is low, and broad gravel beaches are exposed. After heavy rain, fast-moving turbulent water covers the area on the left.

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Top of the South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 April 2024)

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