These exceptionally clear waters appear from springs in the Mamaku Hills, forming the beginning of the Waihou River, the lower reaches of which were named the River Thames by the navigator James Cook in 1769-70. Most impurities in the waters are filtered as they permeate through the volcanic rocks of the Mamakus. The nearby small Waikato town of Putaruru takes it water supply just a little downstream from this spot.
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pajaran (56558) 2013-03-18 22:53
Dobar tekst o izvoru vode sa datim podacima i secanjem na James Cook ...
Dobar snimak, kontrast, perspektiva, lepe boje.
Good article about the water source with the given data and the memory of James Cook ...
Good picture, contrast, perspective, beautiful colors.
All the best.
zoomer (6) 2013-03-22 17:21
Hi,this is a very intriguing image.So pure and untouched with an almost prehistoric atmosphere.Composition,colors and sharpness are all first class.Friendly regards,Wolf.
Miguel82 (27024) 2013-04-09 8:17
Lovely place Neil with a very specific vegetation
Beautiful natural site of interest you show here
Good work, the colors are superb, clear shot