On Marble Mountain

Takaka Hill divides Nelson and Golden Bay. Its steep, twisting road reveals the ancient craggy lime and marble formations and caving system that give the hill its popular name, Marble Mountain.

on marble mountain (06 Feb 2012)

on marble mountain (06 Feb 2012)

 Takaka Hill is a mysterious place. Its rocky karst landscape and extensive cave system featured as a film location for Lord of the Rings. (from The lime and marble of Takaka Hill)

takaka marble (06 Feb 2012)

takaka marble (06 Feb 2012)

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