Story: Historic volcanic activity

Vent, 1964

Vent, 1964

This is the largest in a line of vents that the 1964 eruption opened near Green Lake. It blasted a crater in a pumice cone that was formed in an earlier eruption, about 1650 AD.

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Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Raoul Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/9849/vent-1964 (accessed 6 July 2020)

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