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Auckland Island from Disappointment Island

Auckland Island from Disappointment Island

The volcanic domes which created the Auckland Islands have been severely eroded on the western side, forming dramatic cliffs. This is the view from Disappointment Island, looking up to Stony Peak.

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Land and plants', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 October 2021)

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