Story: Chatham Islands

Southern cliffs

Southern cliffs

The southern third of Chatham Island has precipitous cliffs of basaltic volcanic rock. They mark the edge of tablelands based on the same rock.

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Rhys Richards, 'Chatham Islands - Chatham Islands places', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37818/southern-cliffs (accessed 18 June 2021)

Story by Rhys Richards, updated 1 May 2015