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Id:
ZLL/0287
Class
Lake
Description
Lake situated on the coast south west of Banks Peninsula, about 10kms south of Lincoln Township. Feature shown on Infomap 346-02 Te Wai Pounamu Edition 1 1995
Distance from nearest road
0.04km
Info Origin
Shown on Captain Thomas' sketch map of Canterbury from 1849, Lake Ellismere is named after Lord Ellismere, promoter of the Canterbury Association, 1849-50. The Māori name is "Waihora" meaning "wide waters" or "spreading waters", and was named by Rakaihautu.
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    District
    Location
    NZTM2000: 1558800, 5151900
    Maidenhead
    RE66ff
    Area
    19688.04 ha
    Active?
    Yes
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