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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The helicopter disappeared on Monday near the Auckland Islands enroute to a medical evacuation off a fishing vessel.
In Emily's case, studies of the Auckland Islands can also lead to further research by other marine scientists, like biologists and geologists, and shape our plans for the future of New Zealand's coastal environment.
The magnitude 6.6 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.
An air force fisheries patrol spotted the huge lumps of ice near Auckland Islands. The largest was said to be more than a mile wide and close on 500ft high.
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.
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.
Way "out-there" in New Zealand are the Auckland Islands, which I consider below.
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