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Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park

The snow-covered twin peaks of Mt Earnslaw, in Mount Aspiring National Park, tower above the delta of the Dart (left) and Rees (right) rivers, which flow into Lake Wakatipu. The park is named after its highest peak, which is not visible in this photograph.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Lower South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 November 2021)

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