Monday, 11 September 2017

Halswell Quarry


This is a photo at Halswell Quarry of most of the rocks. The rock that is orangey red is called basalt and it is a type of rock. The Halswell stone is the flat rock at the bottom of the photo and it is a type of rock. They used it to build the Christchurch Museum and to build the Art Gallery.
                             
Facts about Banks Peninsula

Banks Peninsula started as two volcanos and they were called Lyttelton volcano and the Akaroa volcano.   They exploded, then the rocks came out of the volcano and formed into the steep mountains and the rocky ridges of
Banks Peninsula.











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