Story: Kermadec Islands

2006 eruption

On 17 March 2006 there was a sudden explosive eruption near Green Lake, ejecting ash, mud and rocks. Mark Kearney, a Department of Conservation observer, was killed. Similar explosive eruptions had occurred at the same site in 1815, 1870 and 1964.

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Raoul Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/37382/2006-eruption (accessed 17 November 2019)

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