0 Likes

Castle Hill Boulders
New Zealand

Castle Hill is a location and a high country station in New Zealand's South Island. It is located at an altitude of 700 metres, close to State Highway 73 between Darfield and Arthur's Pass. It is private property and located within the Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area.[1]


The hill was so named because of the imposing array of limestone boulders in the area reminiscent of an old, run-down stone castle. The front of ChristChurch Cathedral in Christchurch is made from Castle Hill limestone. The station was established by the Porter brothers, and later owned by brothers John and Charles Enys. John Enys was a noted entomologist, and friend of novelist Samuel Butler.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Hill,_New_Zealand

View More »

Copyright: David Rowley
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Taken: 22/04/2013
Uploaded: 26/04/2013
Updated: 12/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: climbing; bouldering; rocks; limestone; crack
comments powered by Disqus

roman codavr
Киргизия. Ала-Арча. пик Кошевого 4280м
Dusan Skrabak
Za bunkrom BS-8 "Hřbitov"
Mauro Innocenti
S'Ortu Mannu - Villamassargia
Viktor Vokic
Paris Metro Station - Alésia
Jens Ruppert
Altes Zollhaus 02763 Zittau, Herwigsdorfer Str.2
René van Gageldonk
From de series "beauty spots, Veere": townhall
Tadashi IKUTA
sake brewery
Heiko Pieper
Death Valley Dantes View Mountaintop
Dmitry Yurlagin
Peak Molodezhnyi, second summit
Roy Reed
Lanyon Quoit - under the capstone
samart khemwong
Wat Phra That Doi Wao
omid jafarnezhad
*Jame Mosque Kerman*
David Rowley
Varyag Monument
David Rowley
Kinsarvik Norway
David Rowley
Glentrool Logging
David Rowley
Hverfjall
David Rowley
Loch Ken Bridge
David Rowley
Senja - Norway
David Rowley
Mount Tibrogargan Summit
David Rowley
Stranraer Castle Square
David Rowley
Mount Eden Sunrise Auckland
David Rowley
Merrick Summit
David Rowley
Nærøyfjord
David Rowley
Portpatrick Beach
More About Polynesia

Forever has always existed.In the mythology of Oceanic peoples, it's been there along with Darkness and the Sea.The Earth came from the efforts of Old Spider, who soared over the endless sea and found a giant clam. She opened it and crawled inside, finding a snail there to share the space with her. She set the snail in the west and made it into the Moon to shed some light into the darkness. Together they raised up the top of the clam shell to make the sky, pushing it until it was wide open.Then they pushed the bottom half of the clam shell in the other direction to make the ground. The earth was called Papa and the sky Ranga. These are the two first beings who created all the flowers, plants, trees and animals on the islands, and fish in the sea.They celebrated all their open space by making as many beautiful creatures as they could imagine, but they still remained separated by the work of the original Old Spider. Each night, Ranga weeps for his beloved Papa earth, and this is where the morning dew comes from.Polynesia means "many islands" and when you see these pictures, you will want to visit all of them. To make it simple, the islands sit in a triangle described by connecting Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island.There are over a thousand of these islands of surfer's paradise in the central and south Pacific Ocean. It's stunning. Look at the color of the water here! And the sunset... these speak for themselves. Could you be happy in this little house? How about some reef diving inside a lagoon?Put this one in full screen and don't come back. Love, 360.Text by Steve Smith.