Story: Volcanoes

Whakaari (White Island) ash cloud, 2019

Whakaari (White Island) ash cloud, 2019

An ash cloud rises above Whakaari (White Island) following the eruption of the active volcano in December 2019 that killed 22 people.

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Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, 'Volcanoes - Monitoring active volcanoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/47302/whakaari-white-island-ash-cloud-2019 (accessed 6 August 2021)

Story by Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, published 12 Jun 2006