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South Island topographic map

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Name: South Island topographic map, elevation, terrain.

Location: South Island, New Zealand (-46.67550 166.42555 -40.49786 174.31586)

Average elevation: 201 m

Minimum elevation: -1 m

Maximum elevation: 2,987 m

The South Island, also officially named Te Waipounamu, is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand in surface area, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island. It is bordered to the north by Cook Strait, to the west by the Tasman Sea, and to the south and east by the Pacific Ocean. The South Island covers 150,437 square kilometres (58,084 sq mi), making it the world's 12th-largest island. At low altitude, it has an oceanic climate.

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