July 26, 2015

Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand

Photograph by Davide Simiele

One of the more curious geological sights in New Zealand, the Moeraki Boulders are almost perfect spheres of gray rock up to ten feet across, scattered across a beach on the Otago coast. Southern Maori tradition has it that the boulders are food baskets washed overboard from the ancestral canoe that brought Maori to New Zealand.

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