Michael Chalmers took this photograph last September. “The lighthouse is at the northern tip of New Zealand’s North Island,” he wrote. “The photo clearly shows the meeting of the Tasman Sea (light blue) and the Pacific Ocean.” The North Island of New Zealand is known for its volcanic activity, national parks and cosmopolitan cities. Home to about three-quarters of New Zealand’s population, it has the country’s largest city, Auckland. Surrounded by bays and islands, it’s known as the “the City of Sails.” At its southern tips is harborside capital Wellington, home to the national museum, Te Papa.

Community Lens for July 19

Calling amateur photographers!

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