Kōrero: King Country region

Stratified cliffs and ironsand, Mōkau

Stratified cliffs and ironsand, Mōkau

The stratified cliffs of the King Country's west coast give a visual indication of how the land has changed and developed over many millions of years. Another notable coastal geological feature is the ironsand, which is coloured black by the mineral titanomagnetite.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 150-088R

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'King Country region - Landscape and climate', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/34830/stratified-cliffs-and-ironsand-mokau (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 30 Mar 2015