Story: Bay of Plenty region

Satellite view of the Bay of Plenty

Satellite view of the Bay of Plenty

This satellite image shows the long curve of the Bay of Plenty coastline from Waihī Beach to Cape Runaway, punctuated by the major harbours of Tauranga and Ōhiwa. White Island is just visible in the centre of the bay.

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NASA-Johnson Space Center
Reference: International Space Station Crew Earth Observations Experiment and the Image Science & Analysis Group, ISS004_ISS004-E-8985

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Sea, coast and lowland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016