Lake Pukaki

A large moraine-dammed lake at the foot of the Aoraki/Mount Cook mountains, on New Zealand's south island, that is most remarkable for its intense blue-turquoise-green color (due to glacial flour). The natural outflow at its southern end has been dammed to use its waters for hydroelectric power generation.

Recommended links: Christian Krieglsteiner (g+), encyclopaedia britannica, newzealand.com, Wikipedia, 7 most stunning NZ lakes

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