Story: Mountains

Rangitātā River

Rangitātā River

Rivers flowing east from the Southern Alps, such as the Rangitātā, carry rock and shingle eroded from the mountains.

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - How mountains form', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14314/rangitata-river (accessed 29 September 2022)

Story by Andy Dennis, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Feb 2017