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Clarence River at the coast (3rd of 3)

Clarence River at the coast

The Clarence River emerges from a gorge near the east coast, forming a braided delta as it approaches the ocean. When in flood it carries a heavy load of gravel and sand, most of which is taken out to sea.

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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