Keywords:chatham islands, south east island, rangatira, south east, sunset, murumuru, murumuru rocks, Pitt, pitt island, island
Dimensions5227 x 3485
Original file size20.7 MB
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date modified9-Aug-11 18:39
Camera modelNikon COOLSCAN V ED
Dusk over the Murumuru Rocks
Looking towards the Murumuru Rocks off the southern tip of Pit Island. Pitt Island is the second largest island in the Chatham Islands.
Territorially Rekohu is a part of New Zealand, the mainland of which lies 800 km to the west. Pitt Island's Kahuitara Point is the first populated location on earth to observe a sunrise in each new year, based on local time zone. Pitt lies 20 km to the southeast of its larger neighbour, Chatham Island.