Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Ngāuruhoe eruption, 1974 (2nd of 2)

Ngāuruhoe eruption, 1974

When Mt Ngāuruhoe began erupting in 1974, this massive ash cloud formed within eight seconds.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015