Travel Pictures Gallery.com - New Zealand - Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park
a series of travel images from New Zealand, Aoraki / Mount Cook is New Zealands highest mountain at 3.724 m (12,218 feet). Situated in the Southern Alps, a mountain range on the South Island it's a paradise for mountaineers. Sir Edmund Hillary, the conqueror of Mt Everest learned to climb here. Its peaks and glaciers are a Unesco World Heritage Site along with Westland National Park, Mount Aspiring and Fiordland National Park.