This distinctive stretch of beach consists of ridges of gravel, shell and sand atop a muddy base, the result of a tidal movement that has shifted the upper layers south along the shoreline. This view shows the Taramaire Wildlife Refuge for sea and shore birds, near Miranda.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
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Photograph by Janine Faulknor
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