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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • Tectonics

    Tectonics

    ID gcr05

    Card size: 24cm x 14cm

    Walking Track through the juicy green podocarp rainforest surrounding Lake Matheson - Westland National Park - South Island - New Zealand

    Price: NZ$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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$3.00


  • 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


Every work of art has its necessity; find out your very own. Ask yourself if you would do it if nobody would ever see it, if you would never be compensated for it, if nobody ever wanted it. If you come to a clear 'yes' in spite of it, then go ahead and don't doubt it anymore.

- Ernst Haas