Story: Subantarctic islands

Finger post, Auckland Islands (2nd of 3)

Finger post, Auckland Islands

To assist castaways, from 1888 finger posts were erected pointing to survival depots. This one is at Sealer’s Creek, Laurie Harbour – or Port Ross, as it is more commonly known. It pointed to a provision depot at Erebus Cove.

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Castaways and farmers, 1860–1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 August 2022)

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