Blue Lake Photos

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Formed in an old volcanic lava vent, this is a freshwater lake up to 16 metres deep. Like the Emerald Lakes the water is acidic with a pH of around 5. Once again, dissolved minerals are responsible for its distinctive colour, and its waters are cold and acidic. Its Maori name is Te Wai-whakaata-o-te-Rangihiroa, which translates…
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