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Central Volcanic Plateau

Central Volcanic Plateau

The central North Island is a centre of volcanic activity. Erupting volcanoes have influenced the types of plants that grow in the region, creating soils through ash fallout and also through localised eruptions that have periodically destroyed vegetation.

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Matt McGlone, 'Ecoregions - Central volcanic plateau', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)

Story by Matt McGlone, published 24 Sep 2007