The largest natural feature on the islands, 16,000-hectare Te Whanga Lagoon is an arm of the ocean that has been created by a sandspit linking the higher northern and southern parts of Chatham Island. In time the lagoon will probably silt up.
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Photograph by Ngaire Lawson
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