French Pass and D'Urville Island, New Zealand

French Pass and D'Urville Island, New Zealand

Description: French Pass (Te Aumiti) is a narrow and treacherous stretch of water that separates D'Urville Island, at the north end of the South Island.
D'Urville Island was named after the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville. With an area of approximately 150 km2, it is the eighth-largest island of New Zealand. The Māori name is Rangitoto Ki Te Tonga.

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Keywords: French Pass, Marlborough, New Zealand, Pelorus Sound, Marlborough Sounds, landscape, sheep, D'Urville Island, Te Aumiti, Rangitoto Ki Te Tonga, water

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