Stirling Falls, Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand.
Fiordland National Park.
Stirling Falls is 146 meters (505 feet) high, it’s dwarfed by the Elephant mountain at 1517 meters. In the bottom left corner is one of the tour boats, that stands 3 stories high above the water.
The mean annual rainfall is 6,813 mm (268 in) on 182 days a year. Milford Sound is known as the wettest inhabited place in New Zealand and one of the wettest in the world. Rainfall can reach 250 mm (10 in) during a span of 24 hours. The rainfall creates dozens of temporary waterfalls, but only two permanent waterfalls, this is one of them.
Nikon D200 10-24mm Nikon lens