Glacier Info Cards

  • Glacier Birth

    Glacier Birth

    ID gcr01

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Fox Glacier is fed by a large (30km2) snow field, called the NEVE, which sits under the Main Divide at an altitude of 2700m - Westland National Park, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Weather

    Weather

    ID gcr02

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Massive blocks of ice are worked by the elements to form unimaginable sculptures - Westland National Park – New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Movement

    Movement

    ID gcr03

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    A small crack in the ice can rapidly erode into a spectacular blue ice cave - Westland National Park – New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Blue Ice

    Blue Ice

    ID gcr04

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    By the sun, rain and wind sculptured massive seracs with the meltwater lake formed below - Westland National Park – New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Tectonics

    Tectonics

    ID gcr05

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Large ice features on Franz Josef Glacier are great for exploring - Westland National Park - South Island - New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Ice Flow

    Ice Flow

    ID gcr06

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    As the fast flowing Franz Josef Glacier accelerates down into the valley floor its top brittle layers become cracked into open crevasses - Westland National Park – New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Ice Age

    Ice Age

    ID gcr07

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Franz Josef Glacier descends to an altitude of just 250meters above sea level, and terminates 19km from the coastline - Westland National Park - South Island - New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Maori Legend

    Maori Legend

    ID gcr08

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Melt–water within the glacier creates tunnels big enough to explore - Westland National Park – New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Glacial Valleys

    Glacial Valleys

    ID gcr09

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Majestic Mt.Tasman 3.497 the second highest peak on the left and Mt.Cook 3.754 the highest mountain in New Zealand to the right, dominate the Southern Alps - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Glacial Erosion

    Glacial Erosion

    ID gcr10

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    A helicopter flying across the vast (30km2) Franz Josef Glacier neve is dwarfed by the size of the ice blocks and seracs - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Types of Glaciers 1 – Ice Sheets

    Types of Glaciers 1 – Ice Sheets

    ID gcr11

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    It is a mere 18km from the coastline to the Southern Alps. Franz Josef Glacier is sliding its way down in the top left corner - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Types of Glaciers 2 – Valley Glaciers

    Types of Glaciers 2 – Valley Glaciers

    ID gcr12

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Views down into the glacier valley from the track amidst the ice maze on the Franz Josef Glacier's terminus - Westland National Park, West Coast, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Glacial Landforms

    Glacial Landforms

    ID gcr13

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    A massive ice cave on the Franz Josef Glacier falls apart. The thinning ice transforms the daylight into shades of blue/turquoise colours - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Names Franz Josef and Fox

    Names Franz Josef and Fox

    ID gcr14

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Lake Matheson which was formed by the retreating Fox Glacier about 14.000 years ago - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Guiding history on FJG

    Guiding history on FJG

    ID gcr15

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Tourists are enjoying the extraordinary scenery of the Franz Josef Glacier with its biggest icefall in the background - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Ice Legacy

    Ice Legacy

    ID gcr16

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    An impressive view from the Defiance Ridge of the sprawling Franz Josef Glacier - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • Okarito Brown Kiwi

    Okarito Brown Kiwi

    ID gcr17

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    ROWI - Okarito Brown Kiwi in its burrow and natural habitat in the South Okarito Forest - Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand

    Price: NZ$2.70


  • The Glacier Beauty

    The Glacier Beauty

    ID: booklet

    12 tear out postcards in this booklet from Franz Josef Glacier – Westland National Park, West Coast, New Zealand

    Booklet size: 21.5cm x 10cm

    Price: NZ$10.00