Kōrero: King Country region

Limestone country: karst landscape (1 o 2)

Limestone country: karst landscape

The limestone karst landscape is one of the King Country's most memorable natural features. Karst landscapes are formed when water dissolves carbonate rocks such as limestone. These rocky outcrops are near Waitomo in the region's centre.

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Photograph by Kerryn Pollock

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Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34827/limestone-country-karst-landscape (accessed 20 August 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015