Kōrero: Glaciers and glaciation

Glaciers during the last ice age

Glaciers during the last ice age

This map shows the maximum extent of ice during the last (Ōtira) glaciation, between 75,000 and 14,000 years ago.

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Source: Colin J. Burrows, Julius Haast in the Southern Alps. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 2005, p. 71

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Glaciers and glaciation - The ice ages', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/10742/glaciers-during-the-last-ice-age (accessed 16 June 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007