Moeraki Boulders 2 - Moeraki, Canterbury, New Zealand. It's a mystery how these boulders became so perfectly round!

New Zealand Travel Inspiration - Moeraki Boulders 2 - Moeraki, Canterbury, New Zealand. It's a mystery how these boulders became so perfectly round!

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Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave cut Otago coast of New Zealand between Moeraki and Hampden. They occur scattered or isolated. The erosion by wave action of mudstone, comprising

The boulders on this New Zealand beach are concretions – balls of sedimentary rock harder than the sedimentary earth that formed around them, which has long since washed away. These boulders get uncovered and smoothed by pounding waves.

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The Milky Way & Moeraki Boulders. New Zealand.                                                           ✔️ Was bizarrely great

The Milky Way & Moeraki Boulders. New Zealand. ✔️ Was bizarrely great

If you go down to Koekohe beach in New Zealand you can be sure of a big surprise. In front of you, scattered like enormous marbles from some long abandoned game between giants, are hundreds of giant spherical rocks. Or are they the egg shells of sea-born dragons? The Moeraki boulders present us with a mystery – what are they and how on earth did they get there?

'The Mysterious Moeraki Boulders' The Moeraki Boulders are very huge spherical stones that are scat.

"Moeraki Boulders at sunset. New Zealand," ...they should never leave their dog's crap on the beach!

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Moeraki Boulders, South Island, New Zealand

Moeraki Boulders, South Island, New Zealand. This reminds me of the Blue Star in Narnia while the Dawn Treader was voyaging the Eastern Sea.

The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach in New Zealand

Moeraki Boulders, known as the 'Dinosaur Eggs, New Zealand. The Moeraki Boulders are unusually large and spherical boulders lying along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the wave-cut Otago coast of New Zealand.

Map of the area Alexandra is under the black Central Otago box

According to Maori legend, the Moeraki boulders are gourds washed ashore from the great voyaging canoe Araiteuru when it was wrecked upon landfall in New Zealand hundreds of years ago.

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