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Harwoods Hole (3rd of 3)

Harwoods Hole

The marble karst landscape in the south-west corner of Abel Tasman National Park includes sinkholes into which streams disappear, travelling underground and resurging some distance away. Harwoods Hole (centre) is the largest sinkhole in the park.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Upper South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 June 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015