Kōrero: Water resources

Boulder stream (1 o 4)

Boulder stream

The headwaters of many of the rivers and streams that drain mountain catchments often have boulder beds – the general rule is that the closer to the headwaters you are, the larger the boulders are. This boulder-bed stream is the Iris Burn in Fiordland.

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Photograph by Carl Walrond

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, 'Water resources - Rivers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18194/boulder-stream (accessed 27 January 2023)

He kōrero nā Mike Scarsbrook and Charles Pearson, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008