The market-gardening of the region called the Westland, between the Hague and the Hook of Holland, is remarkable, and large quantities of vegetables are exported to England.
To the south of the district in southern Westland, where the Alps have passed out to sea, the Archeans become more extensive; for they spread eastward and underlie the whole of the dissected tableland of Otago.
In Westland the Miocene includes the Moutere gravels, which rest on the summit of Mount Greenland, 4900 ft.
The glaciers must have reached the sea at Cascade Point in southern Westland.
Fruit is everywhere grown, and there is a special cultivation of grapes and figs in the Westland of South Holland.