A map overlay of the Milford Track in New Zealand. The Milford Track (53.5 kilometres) is in the heart of spectacular Fiordland National Park, part of the Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
The lush forests of Egmont National Park, on New Zealandís North Island, contrast with the pasturelands outside the circular park boundaries. The unique shape of the park results from its first protection in 1881, which specified that a forest reserve would extend in a 9.6 km radius from the summit of Mt. Taranaki (named Mt. Egmont by Captain Cook). The park covers about 33,500 hectares and Mt....
The world famous National Park-Taroko National Park, in the north-eastern part of the Taiwan island, faces the Pacific Ocean on the east and covers an area of more than 92000 hectares in the northern section of the Central Mountain Range. The Park is 36 kilometers from north to south and 42 kilometers from east to west.
Yushan is the highest mountain in the eastern Asia. It's elevation is 3952m.
Yushan National Park is located in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan. Centering around Jade Mountain Main Peak, the park covers a vast area of over 105,000 hectares spread out over the four counties of Nantou, Chiayi, Kaohsiung and Hualien. It is a typical subtropical mount...
The Kruger National Park is one of the world's iconic wildlife reserves. It is now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, a "peace park" which sits astride the borders of South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. The Kruger Park layers include:
- national park and reserve borders, including historical borders so you can see how the park has grown
- safari lodges, res...
Tour venues for the 2005 British and Irish Lions rugby tour. Includes:
Rotorua International Stadium (June 4 v Bay of Plenty)
Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth (June 8 v Taranaki)
Waikato Stadium, Hamilton (June 11 v NZ Maori)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington (June 15 v Wellington)
Carisbrook, Dunedin (June 18 v Otago)
Rugby Park Stadium, Invercargill (June 21 v ...
New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu erupts
WELLINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Mount
Ruapehu, famed as a key location in the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy, has erupted, spewing out ash and rock that injured one climber, officials said, adding there could be further eruptions