Kōrero: Wetlands

Ephemeral wetland, Lake Tekapo (3 o 3)

Ephemeral wetland, Lake Tekapo

Kettle holes are small, steep depressions formed when glaciers melt. They often fill with water during a thaw or in heavy rain, and then dry out in summer. Zones of turf plants are revealed as the kettle dries up.

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Photograph by Peter Johnson

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Peter Johnson, 'Wetlands - Types of wetland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14338/ephemeral-wetland-lake-tekapo (accessed 20 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Peter Johnson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007