Story: Subantarctic islands

Hide, Enderby Island

Hide, Enderby Island

A hide for watching sea lions is held down by strong ropes as a protection against the fierce winds on the Auckland Islands. The winds at this latitude (about 50º south) are predominantly from the west. Since Enderby Island is in the north-west of the Auckland Islands, the gales there are ferocious. The coastal rātā in the background are also severely contorted by the wind.

Using this item

acpalmer photography
Photograph by Andy Palmer

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Overview and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38498/hide-enderby-island (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips