A distant white-breasted cormorant flies above the crashing waves, near Cape Farewell Arch, South Island, New Zealand. Cape Farewell – a headland of cretaceous quartz sandstone – is the South Island's most northerly point and was named by Captain James Cook upon leaving New Zealand in 1770. To its east lies the shifting sand dunes of Farewell Spit, a 15-mile long formation composed of erosional sand from the west coast of the South Island, transported by the coastal drift.
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