Mount Moturau facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMt Moturau
Mount Moturau, Lake Manapouri
|Elevation||1,497 m (4,911 ft)|
|Prominence||215 m (705 ft)|
|Location||South Island, New Zealand|
|First ascent||J Calder|
|Easiest route||Bicycle Spur Trail|
Mount Moturau is a mountain at height 1,497 m, rising south west of the Hope Arm of Lake Manapouri and clearly visible from Manapouri township. Note: Topographic map C44, Hunter Mountains, GR 2080950E 5497500N. Not named on official mapping pre 10 May 2001.
The name Moturau was originally the Maori name for the summer village of what is now known as Manapouri. It is also the name of a tourist vessel on Lake Manapouri as well as a hut on the Kepler Track and was said to be an older name for Lake Manapouri itself.
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