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Lake Rotoroa

Lake Rotoroa
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Copyright: Thomas Sautter (mjdundee) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 76 W: 0 N: 287] (1207)
Genre: Landscapes
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 1994-10
Categories: Mountain
Camera: Minolta X-700, Minolta 50mm 1:1,4
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-11-05 3:58
Viewed: 5292
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Lake Rotoroa is the name of four separate lakes in New Zealand. This is not surprising, since the word rotoroa is simply Maori for long lake.

It is my most favourite place in New Zealand and offers eternal beauty in total tranquility.

The most significant Lake Rotoroa lies within the borders of Nelson Lakes National Park in the South Island. The lake is fed by the D'Urville and Sabine rivers. The greatest depth is 145 metres and the lake is completely surrounded by beech forest. Rotoroa is a small community at the base of the lake. The Gowan River flows out of the lake at this point, thus making the lake one of the sources of the Buller River system.

A track follows the northeast side of the lake and a water taxi travels the length of the lake to ferry trampers to and from the tracks at the head of the lake. The lake has introduced trout which attract recreational fishermen.

Source: own & wikipedia

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Fantastic atmosphere!
The colours are so cold and the water is peasceful!
Bye Tom

Hi Thomas,
A beautiful shot here. Excellent composition and framing. The scenery peeking thru the dramatic clouds is great.
Nice shot!

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  • jossim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1538 W: 5 N: 2240] (12636)
  • [2005-11-05 8:05]

Un paysage et un ciel merveilleux. félicitations pour cette belle composition très agréable à regarder.

Merci pour l'envoie!

Hi Thomas

Stunning shot. Love the colours. I see the date taken is Oct 1994. I assume this is a scanned image? If so you have made a great job as techically this looks perfect to me. Congrats!

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