Story: Subantarctic islands

The Snares

This topographical map shows how North East Island, the major land area of the Snares group, is separated from the Western Chain of islands by over 4 kilometres of sea. Compared with the larger subantarctic islands, the Snares are comparatively low-lying, with the highest point only 130 metres above sea level.

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Land Information New Zealand
Reference: Cropped from NZOITopo25-SI01

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Jock Phillips, 'Subantarctic islands - Snares, Antipodes and Bounty islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 June 2023)

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