Story: Auckland region

Auckland from space

Auckland from space

This satellite image highlights the narrowness of the land on which Auckland lies, between the Tasman Sea (left) and the Pacific Ocean (right). The urban area is the grey patch in the centre. The light green is pasture and the dark green is forest.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Harbours and wetlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15859/auckland-from-space (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016