The Mokau and Wanganui run between ferny and forest-clad hills and precipices, often of almost incomparable beauty.
At Cape Wrath, precipices 300 ft.
The Bombay Island, or, as it ought to be more correctly called, the Bombay Peninsula, stands out from a coast ennobled by lofty hills, and its harbour is studded by rocky islands and precipices, whose peaks rise to a great height.
Deep, narrowing in places to a width of only loo ft., the precipices " seeming to close in at the top."
On the Causse Noir is found the fantastic chaos of rocks and precipices known as Montpellier-le-Vieux, resembling the ruins of a huge city.