Western Chain, New Zealand

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Location
48°03'00"S
166°30'29"E
Country
 New Zealand
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The Western Chain is a group of islets at 48°03′0″S 166°30′30″E and a part of The Snares. They lie some 5 km (3.1 mi) to the WSW off the main island North East Island, which lies approx. 200 kilometres (120 mi) south of New Zealand's South Island. The Western Chain island is some 2 km (1.2 mi) long in NW direction, and the highest elevation of 44 m (144 ft) is at the southernmost Island. The islets all carry Māori names, from NE: Tahi (English: One), Rua (Two), Toru (Three), Whā (Four) and finally Rima (Five).
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