Foxy February 20th 2014 Climbing Fox Glacier which terminates less than 300 m above level is a experience for life. How is it that these Glacier- Franz and Fox- extend so low?
It's a combination of large catchments feeding into steep, funnel-like narrow glacial valleys, plus a lubricating climate.
It touched mouraines, I was trapped in crevasses...... ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Fox Glacier The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more