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The Twisted Trees of Slope Point

This is what happens when you plant trees in a very windy place, where the winds blow 24/7 all year ‘round. The trees cannot win that war, yet these managed to survive by bending and twisting to the unrelenting wind. This is Slope Point. It is the southernmost tip on New Zealand's South Island. The airstreams loop the vast circumpolar Southern Ocean unobstructed for 2000 miles and then they smash into land.
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