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Social impact issues among visitors to Franz Josef Glacier, Westland National Park

R. A. Corbett

Social impact issues among visitors to Franz Josef Glacier, Westland National Park

by R. A. Corbett

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Published by Department of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementRoss Corbett.
SeriesScience & research internal report,, no. 186, Science & research internal report (New Zealand. Dept. of Conservation) ;, no. 186.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2005/03355 (G)
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3599424M
ISBN 100478220278
LC Control Number2002327178
OCLC/WorldCa61210927

This national park also happens to one of the four national parks which when combined create Te Wahipounamu, a World Heritage Site which gained its status back in due to its significant biodiversity. Franz Josef is the steepest and fastest moving glacier in New Zealand. The steep form of the glacier creates the perfect conditions for ice flow. Feb 15,  · The question has puzzled scientists: when the world's glaciers were retreating, why were New Zealand's glaciers getting bigger? New research from a .

Franz Josef Glacier Village on New Zealand South Island. The village of Franz Josef Glacier probably is the best place to stay if you want to explore the glaciers. The village has some small hotels, hostels and holiday parks for overnight stay as well as a selection of restaurants and . Things to do in Franz Josef New Zealand - Heli Hike - Glacier Activities. Visit the magnificent Franz Josef Glacier, one of New Zealand's two famous West Coast glaciers, where the temperate climate and low altitude make the glacier accessible and convenient to visit. From its origins high in the Southern Alps, the Franz Josef Glacier descends deep into the lush rainforest of Westland’s.

What is the difference between Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier? 2nd October Fox Glacier township is the more ‘laid back’ of the twin Glacier Country townships, and people often comment on having chosen Fox Glacier for it’s relaxed atmosphere. Dining in Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu): See 8, Tripadvisor traveller reviews of 25 Franz Josef restaurants and search by cuisine, price, location, and more.


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Social impact issues among visitors to Franz Josef Glacier, Westland National Park by R. A. Corbett Download PDF EPUB FB2

Westland Tai Poutini National Park. Hikers walking to the hot pools at Welcome Flat can book overnight accommodation in a 'Serviced Alpine' DOC hikers' hut. The towns of Fox Glacier and Franz Josef provide a full range of accommodation - from backpacker lodges to luxury hotels.

You'll also find a good range of restaurants, cafes and tour. Franz Josef Glacier / Kā Roimata o Hine Hukatere is a 12 km ( mi) long temperate maritime glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South bii-va.comer with the Fox Glacier 20 km (12 mi) to the south, and a third glacier, it descends from Social impact issues among visitors to Franz Josef Glacier Southern Alps to less than metres ( ft) above sea bii-va.comnates: 43°28′01″S °11′30″E / °S.

About. The Franz Josef i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network. Franz Josef is a 12 km long glacier located in Westland Tai Poutini National Park on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. Brace yourself for the physical pull you'll feel as you approach the dramatic, mile long glacier named Franz Josef, in Westland National Park in New bii-va.comer with the nearby 12 mile long Fox Glacier, you'll be astounded by this unique topography only feet above sea level that is set in a temperate rainforest.

Franz Josef Glacier (Kā Roimata ō Hine Hukatere) is one of the steepest glaciers in New Zealand, descending from its origins high in the Southern Alps deep into the lush native rainforest of Westland's National Park.

It also moves faster than your average glacier at around 50cm per day. Aug 11,  · Even before you arrive the parking lot for Franz Josef Glacier, you can get already beautiful shots at the Mt. Cook massive including the glacier. The first part of the trail to the glacier face, up to the viewing point is easy and gives you also amazing views/5(K).

Westland National Park In the ’s scenic reserves were created to protect the majestic glaciers while the park was created in and stretched west of the road to the top of the divide.

In it was extended to the coastline to form a `Mountains to Sea’ park. Franz Josef Fox Glacier Region. SAVE. See Tripadvisor's Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) hotel deals and special prices on 30+ hotels all in one spot. Find the perfect hotel. That way, you can do both Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier with no stress.

You can get to the Franz Josef Glacier car park from almost all nearby hotels within a minutes drive. Don't walk (see our must-know tips below). To Fox Glacier it's a 30 minutes drive or you may book a heli tour which covers Franz Josef and Fox.

Franz Josef / Waiau is a small town in the West Coast region of the South Island of New Zealand. Whataroa is 32 kilometres (20 mi) to the north-east, and the township of Fox Glacier is 23 kilometres (14 mi) to the south-west. State Highway 6 runs through the town.

The Waiho River runs from the Franz Josef Glacier to the south, through the town, and into the Tasman Sea to the bii-va.comct: Westland District.

Franz Josef is a locality that exists mainly to serve visitors to Franz Josef Glacier. Located at the foot of the western slopes of Mount Cook, in the middle of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

Get in By car. It is about a thirty minute trip from Fox Glacier. The Franz Josef Glacier offers visitors a rare opportunity to experience a dynamic glacial environment, in a temperate environment, while being within easy driving and walking distance from the main highway.

In the last ice age the glacier extended in a huge ice-sheet to beyond the present coastline. Aug 10,  · Quick retreat of New Zealand's glaciers an issue for tourism View of Aoraki/Mount Cook from the National Park visitor centre.

Franz Josef Glacier on the West Coast had among. Franz Josef Glacier walk is an easy hour round trip walk to the base of Franz Josef Glacier from the car park. Walk past a waterfall along the wide river stone track, suitable for children. You can't get that close to the glacier face anymore because it's receded too far.

Franz Josef Glacier Guides. Franz Josef Glacier Guides gives you the opportunity to experience the most spectacular glacier environment available to the general public.

They offer a range of glacier hiking tours and experiences that will get you up close to the ice like never before. Their guided tours are tailored to suit visitors of most /10(72).

Book your tickets online for Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef: See 3, reviews, articles, and 2, photos of Franz Josef Glacier, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 19 attractions in Franz Josef/5(K).

Aug 11,  · Westland Tai Poutini National Park, renowned for its Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and the beautiful walks from 5 minutes to 8 hours that you can do in this area to view these amazing ice features, native forest, wildlife and waterfalls/5(K).

Glacier tourism: a scoping review. the Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers in Westland Tai Poutini National Park have attracted thousands of tourists annually and have emerged as iconic destinations.

the specific, is to provide a context for that impact, in terms of the visitors’ general likes and dislikes (or the absence thereof). Agreement was reached that some form of assessment should be undertaken at the Franz Josef and Fox Glacier area, in order to develop a method for ongoing monitoring of.

Here is the map for Franz Josef Glacier Walk. You’ll see track point markers along the walk at different places. Click on a marker to see a detailed description and photos about this track point. To view accommodation near this walk, tick the box next to accommodation below.

Westland National Park» Outdoor» Franz Josef Glacier. More near Franz Josef Glacier. Muffyandthetramp. 12 followers. A backpack, a camera and 2 feet. Trying to share what I see through pictures and words. bii-va.com Add to list.May 26,  · Franz Josef or Fox Glacier?

Which one to choose? Our plans for visiting the Westland National Park were (as usual!) very ambitious Of course, we had to visit both 🙂 New Zealand glaciers are one of the country’s greatest attractions, next to a kiwi bird and spectacular bii-va.com, if your time is limited and you have to pick only one glacier, you still can’t miss this place.Westland Tai Poutini National Park, renowned for its Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers and the beautiful walks from 5 minutes to 8 hours that you can do in this area to view these amazing ice features, native forest, wildlife and waterfalls/5(K).