Auckland Islands


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Auckland Islands

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(Placename) a group of six uninhabited islands, south of New Zealand. Area: 611 sq km (234 sq miles)
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Offshore patrol vessel HMNZS Wellington, which was on a resupply mission in the Auckland Islands, was re-tasked on Saturday afternoon to evacuate a Department of Conservation (DOC) staff member following a request from Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand, Navy Captain Melissa Ross, the Acting Maritime Component Commander, said.
The Antipodes are about 900 kilometres northeast of the Auckland Islands and 850 kilometres southeast of Bluff.
6 quake struck 458 kilometres (285 miles) south of the town of Bluff and near the uninhabited Auckland Islands, according to the US Geological Survey.
Abraham Bristow's 1806 discovery of the Auckland Islands in the Ocean (Fig.
Cultural themes are the subject of several chapters, including German connections to Auckland Islands and an overview of place names there.
FINCREDIBLE J Oceanic white-tip shark in outer islands, Bahamas HIDE AND SEA J Anemonefish living within host anemone in Japan HIGH FLIER J A wrought iron butterflyfish GOOD REEF n Red snappers and diver swimming over coral reef GOLD DIGGER n Brightly coloured fish inside container on sea bed EYE-OPENER J Blue-eyed triplefin WHALE OF A TIME n Southern right whale off the Auckland Islands, New Zealand
Skerry is motivated by a good story, whether it is the story of the harp seals in Canada, the leatherback turtles in Trinidad or right whales near the Auckland Islands of New Zealand.
Way "out-there" in New Zealand are the Auckland Islands, which I consider below.
An air force fisheries patrol spotted the huge lumps of ice near Auckland Islands.
I found the tropical climate a major source of discomfort--Tierra del Fuego and the Auckland Islands (I hope you have a good atlas) feature prominently on my fantasy list for good places for Retreat.
The Department of Conservation is progressing plans to eradicate introduced predators on the Auckland Islands in the Subantarctic, Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says.
Other parts of New Zealand also bear his name; perhaps most notably D'Urville Island (anyone who has made a passage through French Pass will appreciate d'Urville's pluck and luck at navigating his sizeable ship through it under sail), and Mt D'Urville--the highest peak of the subantarctic Auckland Islands.
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