That’s No Moon…

A brief trip to the Oamaru farmers market for a coffee and a bacon butty, then the road trip continues down to the Moeraki Boulders.

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These miniature death stars (or giant spherical boulders) appear on the beach as the coast line is eroded. We were unlucky with the tide times and it was only a short time after high tide. The boulders range in size from relatively small to over 2 meters across.

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Whats interesting is as they are battered by the sea the natural faults in them give. Eventually splitting apart they show a crystalline structure at the heart of the boulder.

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