Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Lake Matheson, near the Fox Glacier in South Westland, New Zealand, is famous for its reflected views of Aoraki/Mount Cook and Mount Tasman. A traditional mahinga kai (food gathering place) for Māori people, the lake contains long finned eel as well as being home to many water birds. Lake Matheson was formed by glaciation ca. 14,000 years ago.Lake Matheson, New Zealandclick on image to enlarge

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