Kanuka skeleton (2233/2300)

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Restricted to areas of geothermally heated soil, prostrate kanuka plants can also be destroyed by that heat when it fluctuates beyond their tolerance range. The sulphurous environment rapidly breaks down woody material leaving little but bare pumice.

Location
Lake Rotokawa, Waikato, New Zealand
Photo ID
7732
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