Name the major physical features of New Zealand.
The major physical features of New Zealand are:
- The country consists of two large islands known as the North Island and the South Island.
- The North Island is primarily made up of volcanic plateau. South Island is mainly made up of mountain ranges called the Southern Alps. Mt. Cook is the highest peak in the New Zealand.
- To the east of the Southern Alps are located the Canterbury Plains.
- Though New Zealand has a regular coastline, it also has inlets and bays. Thus the country has good harbour sites.
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