Kōrero: Auckland region

Waitematā strata

Waitematā strata

These cliffs in Takapuna are made of ‘Waitematā strata’ – layers of sandstone and mudstone, as well as volcanic ash, compacted into sedimentary rock over the last 5 million years.

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Photograph by Ian Baker

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Landforms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15866/waitemata-strata (accessed 18 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016