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Mount Cook Things to Do: 22 reviews and 37 photos

  Lake Pukaki, New Zealand
by victorwkf

As you head towards Mount Cook, there is a large and bright blue lake called Lake Pukaki. Why the lake is so blue is because the water is from the glaciers of the mountains, which grind the rocks into fine powder before entering the lake.

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  • Written Apr 25, 2004
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