Wellington South Coast

The Wellington South Coast is an exposed, rocky shoreline influenced by the strong tidal currents of Cook Strait and the large swells of the Southern Ocean. More than 400 million soundings were collected to survey an area of 5727 hectares. In August 2008 an 854 hectare portion of the South Coast was declared Taputeranga Marine Reserve. This survey reveals features such as the artificial reef - HMNZS Wellington, nearshore rocky outcrops, and sediment ripples formed by waves and tidal currents moving finer-grained sediments. The poster is approximately 60 cm x 85 cm. $28 (plus $5 for overseas orders).