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Lava flow

Lava flow

Geologist Les Kermode studies an ancient pahoehoe (meaning wrinkly) lava flow on the Māngere foreshore. Kermode spent many years researching Auckland volcanoes.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Auckland volcanoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016