Blowholes in pancake rocks

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Sep 03 2017

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Category: New Zealand, Oceania

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The breakers dash against the rocky coast. The water breaks into a natural cave, forces its way into a narrowing tunnel, then finds, under enormous pressure, a way out to the surface through a vertical blowhole …

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That the sudden blasts of water up in the air appear amidst a landscape of eroded pancake rocks is yet another attraction of Punakaiki!

Photos of the week: Punakaiki, West Coast South Island, New Zealand 2013

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