Story: Geomorphology – a history

Hochstetter’s vision of the landscape

Ferdinand Hochstetter, a young Austrian geologist, explored central New Zealand in 1858 and 1859, and wrote a popular account of his travels. The English edition, published in 1867, has an embossed cover showing landscape features and luxurious vegetation.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-K 658-COVER

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Rebecca Priestley, 'Geomorphology – a history - Early ideas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Rebecca Priestley, published 24 Sep 2007