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Mt Aspiring National Park

Mt Aspiring National Park

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

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Lower South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2021)

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