The geography of power resources in New Zealand

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dc.contributor.advisor Professor K.B. Cumberland en
dc.contributor.author Farrell, Bryan H. en
dc.date.accessioned 2008-07-03T04:47:30Z en
dc.date.available 2008-07-03T04:47:30Z en
dc.date.issued 1960 en
dc.identifier.citation Thesis (PhD)--University of New Zealand, 1961. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/2587 en
dc.description.abstract For a century the development of power resources has contributed much to the geography of New Zealand. Today, more than ever before, the direct significance of energy production is seen, at the mine or dam site, on the road or railway, and indirectly in the home, the farm, and the factory. Nor is the situation static. Large dams and associated villages stand in areas which only a decade ago were remote and uninhabited, lakes are being drained and swamps reclaimed in the search for coal, and a man-made thermal area has been created, as spectacular as any natural one. Plans are made and changed, and before one large power development is completed another has been commenced. Energy is outstandingly important in the daily lives of New Zealanders yet only meagre information is available on New Zealand power resources and still less on the geography of those areas characterised by power resources and their exploitation. en
dc.format Scanned from print thesis en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ResearchSpace@Auckland en
dc.relation.ispartof PhD Thesis - University of Auckland en
dc.relation.isreferencedby UoA216432 en
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dc.title The geography of power resources in New Zealand en
dc.type Thesis en
thesis.degree.discipline Geography en
thesis.degree.grantor University of New Zealand - Auckland University College en
thesis.degree.level Doctoral en
thesis.degree.name PhD en
dc.subject.marsden Fields of Research::370000 Studies in Human Society::370400 Human Geography en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.local.anzsrc 1604 - Human Geography en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Science en


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