Landscapes - Robert Downie
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Lake Manapouri

Sunset over Shallow Bay on Lake Manapouri. The Moturau Hut located near here on the shore of the lake is used as the final stop in the four day trek which is known as the Keplar track. The lake is surrounded by the Kepler Mountains, Turret Range and Hunter Mountains and was formed by glaciers during the last Holocene. It is New Zealand’s second deepest lake measuring 444 metres (1,457 ft) deep. Lake Manapouri falls within the Fiordland National Park and the wider region of Te Wahipounamu South West New Zealand World Heritage Area. South Island, New Zealand.

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