Cape Jackson, New Zealand facts for kids

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Cape Jackson is a peninsula in Marlborough, in the South Island of New Zealand. It lies between Queen Charlotte Sound and Cook Strait.

Cape Jackson's history involves gold mining, sheep farming, and more recently carbon farming (growing trees for carbon sequestration purposes).

Cape Jackson is privately owned. The land is reserved as a private wilderness park known as Queen Charlotte Wilderness Park (which is available to the public via arrangement with the owners).

Major efforts are underway to regenerate the native bush which once covered the 6 square kilometres (1,500 acres) of the peninsula.

Coordinates: 40°59′48″S 174°18′48″E / 40.9966°S 174.3134°E / -40.9966; 174.3134


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