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Aoraki/Mount Cook (N.Z.)

LC control 94000956
Geographic headingAoraki/Mount Cook (N.Z.)
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Geographic subdivision usageNew Zealand--Aoraki/Mount Cook
Variant(s)Aoraki Mt. Cook (N.Z.)
Aorangi (N.Z. : Mountain)
Cook, Mount (N.Z.)
Mount Cook (N.Z.)
See alsoMountains--New Zealand
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Found inWeb. geog. (Cook, Mount; or formerly Aorangi; peak in Southern Alps, W. cen. South I., N.Z., highest peak in N.Z.)
Lippincott (Cook, Mount; highest peak in N.Z.; sometimes called Aorangi)
World Book: v. 14, p. 158, under New Zealand (the Maoris named Mount Cook Aorangi, meaning the cloud piercer)
Britannica Micro. (Cook, Mount; known as Aorangi before being renamed for the British navigator Capt. James Cook (1851))
Gaz. of N.Z. place names (lists locality, homestead sheep station, mountains, trig station, range and stream)
Langford, M.J. The four seasons of Aoraki Mount Cook, New Zealand, c2004.
Fear, A. Aoraki Mt. Cook and beyond, 2003.
Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu WWW site, Feb. 15, 2008: Mana Recognition (The Crown's Settlement Offer the Ngāi Tahu provided for 88 place names to be changed; in almost all cases names are to be joint English/Māori names; one exception is Aoraki/Mount Cook where the Māori name comes first)
NZ geog. placenames database, May 15, 2008 (Aoraki/Mount Cook, hill)