Kōrero: Otago region

Ranges and basins

Ranges and basins

Faulting has forged the alternating ranges and basins of Central Otago. The line of the Dunstan fault can be seen in this image, extending along the line of the Dunstan Mountains. The snowcapped Hawkdun Range, separating North from Central Otago, is in the background.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/22609/ranges-and-basins (accessed 23 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015