Story: Perceptions of the landscape

Filming at Elephant Rocks

Filming at Elephant Rocks

The limestone formations at Elephant Rocks in North Otago are a site of fossils, including an ancient whale. In 2005 they were the backdrop to the Walt Disney film The chronicles of Narnia. A number of international films have used the New Zealand landscape to convey mythic worlds.

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Jock Phillips, 'Perceptions of the landscape - New landscapes – after the 1960s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14415/filming-at-elephant-rocks (accessed 16 November 2018)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 24 Sep 2007