Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Rangitoto Island (1 o 3)

Rangitoto Island

Charles Heaphy painted this watercolour of the volcanic cone and crater of Rangitoto, probably in the 1850s. Three men and a dog in the foreground indicate the scale. At the time the cone was bare of vegetation, largely because of fires lit by early European settlers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: C-025-001
Ink and watercolour sketch by Charles Heaphy

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Eruptions in early history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/6827/rangitoto-island (accessed 12 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006