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the world's most spectacular roads

 

Lying in the south-western Pacific Ocean, most of the landscape of New Zealand is mountainous. The country consists of two main islands a number of smaller islands.  New Zealand's geography includes glaciers, fiords, mountains, plains, subtropical forest, volcanic plateau, and miles of coastline, all within easy reach of each other.

Highest mountain roads in New Zealand:

RoadElevationZoneSurface
Mount Dobson Access Road1.748m (5,734 ft)South IslandGravel
Mount Olympus Access Road1.634m (5,360ft)South IslandGravel
The Remarkables1.622m (5,321ft)South IslandGravel
Ohakune Mountain Road1.620m (5,314ft)North IslandAsphalt
Bruce Road - Whakapapa ski field1.619m (5,311ft)North IslandAsphalt
Mount Hutt Access Road1.597m (5,239ft)South IslandGravel
Mount Cheeseman Access Road1.550m (5,085ft)South IslandGravel
Ohau Mountain Access Road1.469m (4,819ft)South IslandGravel
Island Saddle1.347m (4,419ft)South IslandGravel
Duffers Saddle1.275m (4,183 ft)South IslandGravel
Treble Cone Access Road1.250m (4,101ft)South IslandGravel
Wards Pass1.145m (3,757ft)South IslandGravel
Crown Range Road1.121m (3,677ft)South IslandAsphalt
 

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