Kōrero: Geological exploration

Dieffenbach’s account of New Zealand

Dieffenbach’s account of New Zealand

Ernst Dieffenbach, a German, spent two years exploring parts of New Zealand for the New Zealand Company. He then published this wide-ranging description of the natural features, including some of the first observations of the rocks and thermal activity in the central part of the North Island.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: E. Dieffenbach, Travels in New Zealand. London: J. Murray, 1843

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Geological exploration - Early European exploration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/8133/dieffenbachs-account-of-new-zealand (accessed 6 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006