Kōrero: Superphosphate

Superphosphate den

Superphosphate den

The ‘engine room’ of a superphosphate works is the den, where sulfuric acid and rock phosphate react to produce superphosphate. Here, dry granulated superphosphate is being transported upwards and into storage on two narrow conveyor belts.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Ballance Agri-Nutrients
Photograph by David Vernon

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Arthur Duncan, 'Superphosphate - New Zealand superphosphate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15572/superphosphate-den (accessed 28 June 2022)

He kōrero nā Arthur Duncan, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008