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Egmont National Park

Index Egmont National Park

Egmont National Park is located south of New Plymouth, close to the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. [1]

31 relations: Ahukawakawa Swamp, Blechnum discolor, Broad-leaved tree, Conservation in New Zealand, Dacrydium cupressinum, Department of Conservation (New Zealand), Drainage system (geomorphology), Ecosystem, First Lord of the Admiralty, Forest parks of New Zealand, James Cook, John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont, Māori language, Metrosideros robusta, Montane ecosystems, Mount Taranaki, National parks of New Zealand, New Plymouth, New Zealand, North Island, Nothofagus, Old-growth forest, Orography, Precipitation, Protected areas of New Zealand, Rainforest, Regional parks of New Zealand, Shrubland, Taranaki, Volcano, Weinmannia racemosa.

Ahukawakawa Swamp

The Ahukawakawa Swamp is an area of sphagnum bog in Egmont National Park in the Taranaki Region of New Zealand.

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Blechnum discolor

Blechnum discolor commonly called crown fern (Māori: kiokio), is a species of fern in the family Blechnaceae.

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Broad-leaved tree

A broad-leaved, broad-leaf, or broadleaf tree is any tree within the diverse botanical group of angiosperms which has flat leaves and produces seeds inside of fruits.

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Conservation in New Zealand

Conservation in New Zealand has a history associated with both Māori and Europeans.

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Dacrydium cupressinum

Dacrydium cupressinum, commonly known as rimu, is a large evergreen coniferous tree endemic to the forests of New Zealand.

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Department of Conservation (New Zealand)

The Department of Conservation (DOC) (Māori: Te Papa Atawhai) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the conservation of New Zealand's natural and historical heritage.

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Drainage system (geomorphology)

In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams, rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin.

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Ecosystem

An ecosystem is a community made up of living organisms and nonliving components such as air, water, and mineral soil.

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First Lord of the Admiralty

The First Lord of the Admiralty, or formally the Office of the First Lord of the Admiralty, was the political head of the Royal Navy who was the government's senior adviser on all naval affairs and responsible for the direction and control of Admiralty Department as well as general administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom, that encompassed the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and other services.

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Forest parks of New Zealand

The forest parks of New Zealand are on public land administered by the Department of Conservation.

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James Cook

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont

John Perceval, 2nd Earl of Egmont PC, FRS (25 February 1711 – 4 December 1770) was a British politician, political pamphleteer, and genealogist who served as First Lord of the Admiralty.

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Māori language

Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.

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Metrosideros robusta

Metrosideros robusta, the northern rātā, is a forest tree endemic to New Zealand.

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Montane ecosystems

Montane ecosystems refers to any ecosystem found in mountains.

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Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki, or Mount Egmont, is an active but quiescent stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the west coast of New Zealand's North Island.

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National parks of New Zealand

The national parks of New Zealand are 14 protected areas administered by the Department of Conservation.

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New Plymouth

New Plymouth (Ngāmotu) is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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North Island

The North Island (Māori: Te Ika-a-Māui) is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait.

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Nothofagus

Nothofagus, also known as the southern beeches, is a genus of 43 species of trees and shrubs native to the Southern Hemisphere in southern South America (Chile, Argentina) and Australasia (east and southeast Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea and New Caledonia).

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Old-growth forest

An old-growth forest — also termed primary forest, virgin forest, primeval forest, or late seral forest— is a forest that has attained great age without significant disturbance and thereby exhibits unique ecological features and might be classified as a climax community.

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Orography

Orography (from the Greek όρος, hill, γραφία, to write) is the study of the topographic relief of mountains, and can more broadly include hills, and any part of a region's elevated terrain.

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Precipitation

In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.

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Protected areas of New Zealand

Protected areas of New Zealand are areas which receive protection because of their environmental, historical or cultural value to the nation.

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Rainforest

Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between, and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.

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Regional parks of New Zealand

Regional parks of New Zealand are administered by regional councils, the top tier of local government in New Zealand.

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Shrubland

Shrubland, scrubland, scrub, brush, or bush is a plant community characterised by vegetation dominated by shrubs, often also including grasses, herbs, and geophytes.

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Taranaki

Taranaki is a region in the west of New Zealand's North Island, administered by the Taranaki Regional Council.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Weinmannia racemosa

Weinmannia racemosa, commonly called kāmahi, is an evergreen small shrub to medium-sized tree of the family Cunoniaceae.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egmont_National_Park

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