Story: Historic volcanic activity

Ruapehu ash cloud

Ruapehu ash cloud

This large ash eruption is from the crater of Mt Ruapehu, and occurred during the 1995–96 eruptions. Chateau Tongariro is in the foreground.

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Reference: VR6326
Photograph by Tim Whittaker

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Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Ruapehu since 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6879/ruapehu-ash-cloud (accessed 1 October 2020)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, published 12 Jun 2006