Story: Mountains

Mountains of the North Island

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There are two types of mountains in the North Island: volcanic peaks in the centre of the island and Mt Taranaki in the west; and the axial ranges along the east coast. Click to see images of these mountains.

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Andy Dennis, 'Mountains - North Island mountains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/14303/mountains-of-the-north-island (accessed 22 February 2017)

Story by Andy Dennis, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 2 Feb 2017