Photo: Nugget Rock Formations Catlins NZ

An iconic location featuring a steep headland at the northern end of the Catlins on the South Island of NZ, Nugget Point gets its name from the numerous rock formations at the base of the headland.

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Nugget Rock Formations Catlins NZ
Photo of the rock formations at Nugget Point in the Catlins district of New Zealand.

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The Nugget Point lighthouse sits atop a scenic headland and is a must see while travelling the Southern Scenic Route in the Catlins district of New Zealand. The headland is surrounded by rock formations "nuggets" (hence its name) which are scattered at its base and extend into the Pacific Ocean.

Nugget Point Lighthouse and rock formations at the Nugget Point/Tokata Scientific Reserve, Catlins Coastal Heritage Trail, Southern Scenic Route, Catlins, Otago, South Island, New Zealand.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/7.1, exposure time of 1/250 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 25mm.

Nugget Rock Formations Catlins NZ
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