Boulder Bank, Nelson, South Island

Stretching for as far as the eye can see, Boulder bank is an extreme example of the power of waves along a shore line. Technically named longshore drift, the waves repeatedly scour the shoreline, pushing the boulders along the beach. This natural feature is over 13km long, and rises for several metres above the high tide mark.

Here you can see tree trunks among the debris that has been washed up from recent storms…

Boulder bank, Nelson

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