Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Volcanic Plateau and surroundings

Volcanic Plateau and surroundings

The extent of the Volcanic Plateau is shown in this aerial image, from the Bay of Plenty coast at top right to Mt Ruapehu (with snow-capped summit) at bottom. The ‘line of fire’ extends from Ruapehu, across Taupō and on to the coast.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015