Kōrero: Geology – overview

Murihiku sediments (2 o 3)

Murihiku sediments

These tilted beds of sandstone, siltstone and conglomerate are at Albatross Point, near Kāwhia Harbour. The beds were deposited in middle Jurassic time, about 160 million years ago.

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Reference: CN32908/21
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, 'Geology – overview - Building a continent', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8306/murihiku-sediments (accessed 28 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006