Cape Brett Peninsula

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Cape Brett Peninsula is located in New Zealand
Cape Brett Peninsula
Cape Brett Peninsula is in the North Island of New Zealand.

Cape Brett Peninsula is a peninsula on the northern North Island coast in New Zealand.[1] It is 15 kilometre-long, the head is Cape Brett.

A lighthouse stands at the end of the peninsula, which rises to 360 metres at its northern end. A noted landmark, the natural arch ('Hole in the Rock') of Piercy Island, lies about 500 metres off the cape.

A predator proof fence across the peninsula excludes the brushtail possum, an introduced animal pest, which feeds on the pōhutukawa tree to such an extent that the tree can eventually die.



Cape Brett




References[edit]

  1. ^ "Place Name Detail: Cape Brett Peninsula". New Zealand Geographic Placenames Database. Land Information New Zealand. Retrieved 2010-03-25. 

Coordinates: 35°10′22″S 174°19′52″E / 35.1729°S 174.3310°E / -35.1729; 174.3310