The Volcanic Plateau
|On the saddle between Ngauruhoe and Ruapehu, Volcanic Plateau. It reminds me of some parts of the Yorkshire Dales... complete with introduced heather (a pest in NZ).
Vincent Ward used this landscape as a backdrop for his film "The Navigator" which was meant to be set in mediaeval Cumbria!
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