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Landforms: The Shaping Of New Zealand Les Molloy

Landforms: The Shaping Of New Zealand

Les Molloy

Published December 31st 2002
ISBN : 9780908802876
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160 pages
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New Zealands uniquely diverse landscape forms the basis of this book. The book is built around 72 full-page digital images of the New Zealand landscape. Based on the data used to make topographical maps, they have been enhanced to dramatically bringMoreNew Zealands uniquely diverse landscape forms the basis of this book. The book is built around 72 full-page digital images of the New Zealand landscape. Based on the data used to make topographical maps, they have been enhanced to dramatically bring to life the shape and form of the landscape. geology and the processes by which that landscape has been formed. volcanic field on which Auckland is built, the cycle of volcanism that defines the Central North Island, the drowned valley systems that have left the magical coastlines of such places as the Bay of Islands and the Marlborough Sounds, the huge faultlines marking the edge of continental tectonic plates that cut through Wellington city and down the Southern Alps, and the aftermath of glaciation that can be seen throughout much of the South Island.