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Lakes Wānaka and Hāwea from the air

Lakes Wānaka and Hāwea from the air

The western arm of Lake Hāwea (foreground) nearly joins Lake Wānaka (background) at ‘the Neck’, a narrow zone of moraine (debris carried by glaciers) that separates the two glacier-created lakes.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Lakes Wānaka and Hāwea', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015