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Mitre Peak (2nd of 3)

Mitre Peak

Mitre Peak, at the head of Milford Sound in Fiordland National Park, is one of New Zealand’s most famous tourist attractions. Named because it is shaped like a bishop’s mitre (head-dress), it rises almost sheer above the sound to a height of 1,695 metres.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 12 February 2007, p. 4
Photograph by Craig Baxter

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'National parks - Lower South Island parks', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/14480/mitre-peak (accessed 6 December 2019)

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