This is a view from the Binser Saddle of the braided Waimakariri River. Winding eastward from its source in the Southern Alps, it is the largest river in Arthur’s Pass National Park. The pass, at the heart of the park, cuts through the mountains, connecting Canterbury with the West Coast.
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Photograph by Peter E. Smith
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