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Climbing Franz Josef Glacier

Franz Josef Glacier, or, as its known in local Māori legends, Kā Roimata ō Hine Hukatere (the frozen tears of Hine Hukatere). From its origins high in the Southern Alps, the Franz Josef Glacier (Kā Roimtata ō Hine Hukatere) descends into the lush native rainforest of Westland's National Park. This descent occurs from a height of 3,000m above sea level to 240m over a distance of 11km, making it one of the steepest glaciers in the country.

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Date Taken: 12.2016
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Date Uploaded: June 11, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
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Focal Length: 105mm
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PHOTO LOCATION Franz Josef, New Zealand