Story: Historic volcanic activity

Devastation near Green Lake, 1964

Devastation near Green Lake, 1964

The blast from the 1964 eruption stripped all the vegetation from the trees, and deposited a thick layer of mud over the area close to the vents.

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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/9850/devastation-near-green-lake-1964 (accessed 6 July 2020)

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