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A Tararua thunder cloud, 1928

Reference Number: PA1-f-006-23-386

Great cumulo-nimbus cloud formation that appeared over Tararua Range at 3pm. Upper level of cloud was probably 11,000 ft or 12,000 ft. Rolling northwards it broke over Tokomaru and Palmerston North as an exceptionally severe thunderstorm with heavy rain and hail. The above view was taken from Ohau and shows Mount Wiopehu. Photographed by George leslie Adkin at 3pm on the 24th of December 1928.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Horowhenua District, Clouds and Mountains - New Zealand - Manawatu-Wanganui Region.

Part of:
Adkin album 24, Reference Number PA1-f-006 (9 digitised items)
Adkin, George Leslie :Photographs of New Zealand geology, geography, and the Maori history of Horowhenua, Reference Number PAColl-0844 (165 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print. Single photograph

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