Richard's Photo Gallery - Moeraki

Moeraki Location Moeraki
Date 960301
These calcite boulders were formed perhaps over a period of 4M years in soft marine sediment which was later uplifted and eroded leaving the harder concretions exposed.

big bird Location Moeraki
Date 960301
An alternative explanation is that the boulders were laid by the biggest chicken in NZ.


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1996 April 8th.