Richard's Photo Gallery - Ross

And her shoes were number nine ...

- Percy Montrose

Ross Location Mahinapua
Date 960225

This is supposed to be the type of vegetation that covered the island before it was cleared by the Europeans. In 1846 Thomas Brunner set out to walk the length of the South Island through it. It took him 550 days.

Location Ross
Date 960225
To get an idea of the scale of this gold mine look towards the bottom where the water is entering through an old gallery sectioned when the mine converted to open cast.

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