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Tourists, Franz Josef Glacier

Tourists, Franz Josef Glacier

New Zealand’s glaciers are a major tourist attraction. These tourists – nearly all from overseas – are edging their way through a crevasse on the Franz Josef Glacier. Several hundred people take guided walks over the glacier each day.

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - Mountains and New Zealand culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 April 2023)

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