Story: East Coast region

Erosion: hill country slips (2nd of 3)

Erosion: hill country slips

The scale of soil erosion is evident in this image of hill country at Matanui station, 40 km inland from Tokomaru Bay, in 1973.

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Monty Soutar, 'East Coast region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 4 July 2022)

Story by Monty Soutar, updated 1 Mar 2015