Kōrero: Southern beech forest

Mixed forest, Ship Cove, Marlborough Sounds

Mixed forest, Ship Cove, Marlborough Sounds

Beech forest grows on dry ridges (dark green) and the highest slopes of the Marlborough Sounds. The lower slopes and gullies carry regenerating broadleaf trees, and mature broadleaf forest grows on the mid-slopes above the memorial cairn to Captain James Cook.

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Photograph by John Mazey

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Joanna Orwin, 'Southern beech forest - Distribution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13310/mixed-forest-ship-cove-marlborough-sounds (accessed 21 July 2019)

Story by Joanna Orwin, published 24 Sep 2007