North-island sentence example

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  • South of the isthmus aforesaid, North Island rapidly broadens out.

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  • The Southern Alps, the backbone of the South Island, rest on a foundation of coarse gneisses and schists, that are quite unrepresented in the North Island.

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  • It has been suggested that the, jasperoids and diabases of the Tarawera Mountains on the North Island may be of Upper Archean age, from their resemblance to the Heathcotian rocks of Australia.

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  • The number of sheep has increased from 56,564,000 in 1886 to 22,000,000 in 5908, though the increase has been almost all in North Island.

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  • The native tribes, brave, intelligent and fairly well armed, tried, by means of a league against land-selling and the election of a king, to retain their hold over at least the central North Island.

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  • Disarmament, roads and land-purchasing enabled settlement to make headway again in the North Island of ter twelve years of stagnation.

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  • So profitable was sheep-farming seen to be that energetic settlers began to burn off the bracken and cut and burn the forest in the North Island and sow English grasses on the cleared land.

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  • The earliest account of these birds is that of Polack (New Zealand, London, 1838), who speaks of the former existence of some struthious birds in the north island as proved by fossil bones which were shown to him.

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  • There has also been very little naturalization of parrots, but the rosella parrakeet of Australia (Platycercus eximius) is being propagated by escaped captives in the north island of New Zealand, and its ally the mealy rosella (P. pallidiceps) is locally wild in Hawaii, the stock in this case having descended from a single pair intentionally liberated.

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  • An Australian tree-frog (Hyla peronii) is naturalized in many parts of the north island of New Zealand.

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  • For instance, Pterocarya caucasica does not grow nearer than the Caucasus, where it is associated with the wild vine - also found at Tegelen; Magnolia Kobus is confined to the north island of Japan; another species of Magnolia cannot be identified and may be extinct.

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  • New Zealand possesses only one species (Liopelma hochstetteri), which appears to be rare and restricted to the North Island.

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  • She died after falling from a mezzanine balcony during a gathering at a privately-owned airport hangar on North Island.

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