Story: Dune lands

Dune land features

Dune land features

This view of the sand dunes of the Aupōuri Peninsula looks westwards, in the direction of the prevailing westerly winds which blow onshore at Ninety Mile Beach. Dune features seen here include fore dunes (those immediately behind the beach), sand plains, dune lakes, and active and vegetated dunes.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQA 6395 M10801
Photograph by John Johns

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Carl Walrond, 'Dune lands - Dunes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 February 2023)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007